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  • The Battle for Britain's Gold Standard in 1931 book cover

    The Battle for Britain's Gold Standard in 1931

    1st Edition

    By Diane B Kunz

    This book, originally published in 1987 sets the British political and financial crisis of 1931 in an international context by concentrating on the bankers who were primarily responsible for leading the fight to protect sterling in a world context. 1931 marks the point at which the near-autonomy…

    Paperback – 2019-12-15 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: The Gold Standard

  • The Outlook for Gold book cover

    The Outlook for Gold

    1st Edition

    By Charles Morgan Webb

    Originally published in 1931, this book was written at a time when the utility and value of gold was under great scrutiny. Global financial circles were discussing the necessity of reducing the price of gold, pressing for the return of Britain to a gold standard and imposing a managed currency.…

    Paperback – 2019-12-15 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: The Gold Standard

  • Symmetallism: An Alternative to Orthodox Bimetallism book cover

    Symmetallism

    An Alternative to Orthodox Bimetallism, 1st Edition

    By Barthold A. Butenschøn

    Originally published in 1936, this book discusses the post-War reconstruction of the monetary system. It examines the American use of silver and changes to China's currency system and asks whether a combination of gold and silver would not be a better solution than a pure Gold Standard. The book…

    Paperback – 2019-12-15 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: The Gold Standard

  • Gold and Prices book cover

    Gold and Prices

    1st Edition

    By George F. Warren, Frank A. Pearson

    This influential study of the relationship between the prices of gold and other commodities was originally published in 1935. In it the authors attributed the initial cause of the great depression in the US to the reestablishment of the gold standard in many European countries and resulting…

    Paperback – 2019-12-15 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: The Gold Standard

  • Ten Years of Currency Revolution: 1922-1932 book cover

    Ten Years of Currency Revolution

    1922-1932, 1st Edition

    By Charles Morgan Webb

    Originally published in 1935, this book charts the revolution from a banking to an industrial conception of currency which took place between 1922 and 1932. Having failed to stabilise the purchasing power of gold, General Strong stabilised the purchasing power of the dollar, an idea which was…

    Paperback – 2019-12-15 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: The Gold Standard

  • A Critique of the Gold Standard book cover

    A Critique of the Gold Standard

    1st Edition

    By H. L. Puxley

    Originally published in 1933 this book discusses the inadequacy of ‘orthodox Gold Standard theory’ in the light of post-war monetary phenomena. In demonstrating that the Gold Standard had broken down the book explains that the Quantity Theory of Money is an inaccurate explanation of what happens…

    Paperback – 2019-12-15 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: The Gold Standard

  • Gold, Credit and Employment: Four Essays for Laymen book cover

    Gold, Credit and Employment

    Four Essays for Laymen, 1st Edition

    By G. D. H. Cole

    Originally published in 1930, the essays in this book discuss some of the leading financial controversities of the early 1930s in non-technical language. Rationalisation, the Gold Standard and the problems of currency and credit in their relation to unemployment are among the questions discussed.…

    Paperback – 2019-12-15 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: The Gold Standard

  • Sustainable Action: Overcoming the Barriers book cover

    Sustainable Action

    Overcoming the Barriers, 1st Edition

    By Christian Berg

    In this timely exploration of sustainable actions, Christian Berg unpacks the complexity in understanding the barriers we face in moving towards a sustainable future, providing solution perspectives for every level from individuals to governments and supra-national organisations offering a lucid…

    Paperback – 2019-12-06 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Sustainability

  • Innovation for Development in Africa book cover

    Innovation for Development in Africa

    1st Edition

    By Jussi S. Jauhiainen, Lauri Hooli

    This book uncovers the many ways in which innovations and innovation system development policies have become crucial to development policy formation across Africa. As new instruments, actors and tools emerge in development co-operation, the role of innovation in the societal development of…

    Paperback – 2019-12-06 
    Routledge
    Rethinking Development

  • New Futures for South Asia: Commerce and Connectivity book cover

    New Futures for South Asia

    Commerce and Connectivity, 1st Edition

    Edited by Adluri Subramanyam Raju

    This book is a comprehensive examination of the society, polity and economy of South Asian countries and their future trajectories. The essays included in the volume present key insights into the geopolitical dynamics of the region. New Futures for South Asia: Draws on case studies from the…

    Paperback – 2019-12-02 
    Routledge India

  • The Rise of Law and Economics: An Intellectual History book cover

    The Rise of Law and Economics

    An Intellectual History, 1st Edition

    By George Priest

    This is a history - though, intentionally, a brief history - of the rise of law and economics as a field of thought in the US college and law school academy, though the field has expanded to Europe and South America and will expand further as other legal systems develop. This book explains the…

    Paperback – 2019-11-30 
    Routledge

  • The Evolutionary Origins of Markets: How Evolution, Psychology and Biology Have Shaped the Economy book cover

    The Evolutionary Origins of Markets

    How Evolution, Psychology and Biology Have Shaped the Economy, 1st Edition

    By Rojhat Avşar

    Our elaborate market exchange system owes its existence not to our calculating brain or insatiable self-centeredness, but rather to our sophisticated and nuanced human sociality and to the inherent rationality built into our emotions. The modern economic system is helped a lot more than hindered by…

    Paperback – 2019-11-28 
    Routledge
    Economics as Social Theory

48Series in Economics

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