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Globalizing capital: a history of the international monetary system

By: Eichengreen, Barry.
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: Princeton Princeton University Press 2019Edition: 3rd.Description: xi, 298 p.: ill. Includes references and index.ISBN: 9780691193908.Subject(s): Gold standard | International finance | Interwar instabilityDDC classification: 332.45 Summary: Essential reading for understanding the international economy- now thoroughly updated. Lucid, accessible, and provocative, and now thoroughly updated to cover recent events that have shaken the global economy, Globalizing Capital is an indispensable account of the past 150 years of international monetary and financial history- from the classical gold standard to today’s post-Bretton Woods “non-system.” Bringing the story up to the present, this third edition covers the global financial crisis, the Greek bailout, the Euro crisis, the rise of China as a global monetary power, the renewed controversy over the international role of the U.S. dollar, and the currency war. Concise and nontechnical, and with a proven appeal to general readers, students, and specialists alike, Globalizing Capital is a must-read for anyone who wants to understand where the international economy has been- and where it may be going. https://press.princeton.edu/books/paperback/9780691193908/globalizing-capital
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Table of contents

1. Introduction
2. The gold standard
3. Interwar instability
4. The Bretton Woods System
5. After Bretton Woods
6. A brave new monetary world
7. A decade of crises
8. Conclusion

Essential reading for understanding the international economy- now thoroughly updated.
Lucid, accessible, and provocative, and now thoroughly updated to cover recent events that have shaken the global economy, Globalizing Capital is an indispensable account of the past 150 years of international monetary and financial history- from the classical gold standard to today’s post-Bretton Woods “non-system.” Bringing the story up to the present, this third edition covers the global financial crisis, the Greek bailout, the Euro crisis, the rise of China as a global monetary power, the renewed controversy over the international role of the U.S. dollar, and the currency war. Concise and nontechnical, and with a proven appeal to general readers, students, and specialists alike, Globalizing Capital is a must-read for anyone who wants to understand where the international economy has been- and where it may be going.

https://press.princeton.edu/books/paperback/9780691193908/globalizing-capital

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