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The power of gold : the history of an obsession

Author: Peter L Bernstein
Publisher: Hoboken, NJ : Wiley, [2012]
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"The need for realism in reform of its monetary system is what makes Bernstein s story of the Power of Gold so timely. It is a compelling reminder that maintaining a fixed price for gold and fixed  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Folklore
History
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Peter L Bernstein
ISBN: 9781118270103 111827010X 0471252107 9780471252108 9781118282694 1118282698 9781118284148 1118284143 9781118285220 1118285220
OCLC Number: 861751518
Description: xv, 432 pages ; 23 cm
Contents: A Metal for all Seasons --
The Path to Triumph --
The Descent from Glory.
Responsibility: Peter L. Bernstein ; foreword by Paul A. Volcker.
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"Bernstein's book is a fascinating read, especially in light of the recent run-up in the price of gold. Should gold once again be viewed as a currency, as so many commentators have suggested? Were he Read more...

 
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