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Title:
The money makers : how Roosevelt and Keynes ended the Depression, defeated fascism, and secured a prosperous peace
Author:
Rauchway, Eric.
Personal Author:
Publication Information:
New York : Basic Books, a member of the Perseus Book Group, [2015]
Physical Description:
xxx, 305 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
Summary:
"With The Money Makers, Eric Rauchway tells the absorbing story of how FDR and his advisors pulled the levers of monetary policy to save the domestic economy and propel the United States to unprecedented prosperity and superpower status. Drawing on the ideas of the brilliant British economist John Maynard Keynes, among others, Roosevelt created the conditions for recovery from the Great Depression, deploying economic policy to fight the biggest threat then facing the nation: deflation, "--Amazon.com.
Language:
English
Contents:
Introduction: the Keynesian president and us -- A system to save the world: 1918-1919 -- The last days of the gold dollar: 1932-1933 -- The future of the dollar begins: March 6-10, 1933 -- Prosperity first: March 11-July 4, 1933 -- A dollar to stop revolution: 1933-1934 -- A new dollar, if you can keep it: 1934-1935 -- The anti-Fascist dollar: 1934-1939 -- Blood and treasure, 1939-41 -- Whose dollar is it anyway? 1942-1943 -- To the Fabyan Station: 1943-1944 -- The Bretton Woods disagreements: 1944 -- The battle for Bretton Woods, 1945 -- Epilogue: Bretton Woods and after.
ISBN:
9780465049691
Format :
Book