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International Financial History in the Twentieth Century System and Anarchy

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ISBN-10: 0521819954

ISBN-13: 9780521819954

Edition: 2003

Authors: Harold James, Carl-Ludwig Holtfrerich, Marc Flandreau, David Lazar, Christof Mauch

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The essays examine the long-run history of the international financial system in terms of the current debate about globalization and its limits.
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List price: $108.00
Copyright year: 2003
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publication date: 6/2/2003
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 290
Size: 6.50" wide x 9.25" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 1.188
Language: English

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Christof Mauch is Director of the German Historical Institute in Washington, D.C., and a professor of modern history at the University of Cologne. He was the director of the OSS Oral History Project at Georgetown University and is the author or editor of more than a dozen books, mostly in German.Jeremiah M. Riemer is a translator living in Washington, DC.

Preface
Introduction
Audits, accounts, and assessments: coping with sovereign risk under the international gold standard, 1871-1913
Conduits for long-term foreign investment in the gold standard era
The great depression revisited
The bank of France and the gold standard, 1914-1928
Keynes's road to Bretton Woods
Bretton Woods and the neutral countries
The 1948 monetary reform in western Germany
The burden of power: military aspects of international financial relations during the long 1950s
European monetary integration since the 1970s: from the 'snake' to EMU
Denationalizing money? Economic liberalism and the 'national question' in currency affairs
International financial institutions and national economic governance: aspects of the new adjustment agenda in historical perspective
Index