Routledge Library Editions: The Gold Standard

Re-issuing 8 seminal volumes in the history of economics, originally published between 1930 and 1987, but which still have enduring validity, the volumes in this set byBarthold A. Butenschøn, Karl Gustav Cassel, G. D. H. Cole, Diane B. Kunz, H. L. Puxley, George F. Warren and Frank A. Pearson and Charles Morgan Webb:

  • Set the British political and financial crisis of 1931 in an international context

 

  • Provide a definitive account of an exciting episode in British politics

 

  • Discuss the inadequacy of ‘orthodox Gold Standard theory’ in the light of post-war monetary phenomena

 

  • Form an invaluable commentary on the monetary instability of these crucial years

 

  • Represent an influential study of the relationship between the prices of gold and other commodities