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History of Monetary and Credit Theory

World HistoryCapital and Interest TheoryMoney and Banking

In monetary matters the experience of the eighteenth century was of the most varied kind. It witnessed money functioning in times of peace and times of war. It was familiar with the difficulties of the double standard, with those arising from worn and clipped coins, with those created by excessive...
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Triumph of Gold

Global EconomyWorld HistoryGold Standard

Charles Rist explores the history of gold as a monetary standard in the United States as well as conventional misconceptions during and after its implementation in US monetary policy.
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