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The Resource Greenback planet : how the dollar conquered the world and threatened civilization as we know it, H.W. Brands

Greenback planet : how the dollar conquered the world and threatened civilization as we know it, H.W. Brands

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Greenback planet : how the dollar conquered the world and threatened civilization as we know it
Title
Greenback planet
Title remainder
how the dollar conquered the world and threatened civilization as we know it
Statement of responsibility
H.W. Brands
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
"...[A]cclaimed historian H. W. Brands charts the dollar's astonishing rise to become the world's principal currency. Telling the story with the verve of a novelist, he recounts key episodes in U.S. monetary history, from the Civil War debate over fiat money (greenbacks) to the recent worldwide financial crisis."--P. [4] of jacket
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DLC
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Brands, H. W
Dewey number
332.4/973
Index
index present
LC call number
HG501
LC item number
.B67 2011
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Series statement
Discovering America series
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Dollar, American
  • Monetary policy
  • International finance
Label
Greenback planet : how the dollar conquered the world and threatened civilization as we know it, H.W. Brands
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [125]-132) and index
Contents
Fiat lucre : 1863-1907 -- Strong and stronger : 1907-1928 -- Skulls and bones : 1929-1944 -- The view from Mount Washington : 1944-1963 -- Floating, floating -- : 1963-1973 -- Petrodollars, Eurodollars and the invincible yen : 1973-1989 -- Bubble and boil : 1990-2002 -- Be nice to your creditors : 2003-
Control code
ocn711959765
Dimensions
24 cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
vi, 139 p.
Isbn
9780292723412
Isbn Type
(cloth : alk. paper)
Lccn
2011011982
System control number
(OCoLC)711959765
Label
Greenback planet : how the dollar conquered the world and threatened civilization as we know it, H.W. Brands
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [125]-132) and index
Contents
Fiat lucre : 1863-1907 -- Strong and stronger : 1907-1928 -- Skulls and bones : 1929-1944 -- The view from Mount Washington : 1944-1963 -- Floating, floating -- : 1963-1973 -- Petrodollars, Eurodollars and the invincible yen : 1973-1989 -- Bubble and boil : 1990-2002 -- Be nice to your creditors : 2003-
Control code
ocn711959765
Dimensions
24 cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
vi, 139 p.
Isbn
9780292723412
Isbn Type
(cloth : alk. paper)
Lccn
2011011982
System control number
(OCoLC)711959765

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