• 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…

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    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…

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    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…

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    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…

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    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.…

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    Routledge Library Editions: The Gold Standard

  • Connecting Taiwan: Participation – Integration – Impacts book cover

    Connecting Taiwan

    Participation – Integration – Impacts, 1st Edition

    Edited by Carsten Storm

    Taiwan has often been characterised as an isolated society in its search for sovereignty and security. Its contact with the world in an era of globalization and post-modernity, however, has increasingly led to Taiwanese actors successfully participating in many regional and global fields. In this…

    Paperback – 2019-12-12 
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  • Being Young in Super-Aging Japan: Formative Events and Cultural Reactions book cover

    Being Young in Super-Aging Japan

    Formative Events and Cultural Reactions, 1st Edition

    Edited by Patrick Heinrich, Christian Galan

    Japan is not only the oldest society in the world today, but also the oldest society to have ever existed. This aging trend, however, presents many challenges to contemporary Japan, as it permeates all areas of life, from the economy and welfare to social cohesion and population decline. Nobody is…

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  • Civil Society and Postwar Pacific Basin Reconciliation: Wounds, Scars, and Healing book cover

    Civil Society and Postwar Pacific Basin Reconciliation

    Wounds, Scars, and Healing, 1st Edition

    Edited by Yasuko Claremont

    This book brings together discussions of leading aspects and repercussions of the Asia-Pacific War, which still have huge relevance today. From the development of war guilt to the vivid effect of art on bringing alive the realities of the war, it analyses a diversity of post-war issues in the…

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  • Strategic, Policy and Social Innovation for a Post-Industrial Korea: Beyond the Miracle book cover

    Strategic, Policy and Social Innovation for a Post-Industrial Korea

    Beyond the Miracle, 1st Edition

    Edited by Joon Nak Choi, Yong Suk Lee, Gi-Wook Shin

    Export-oriented industrialization has transformed the Korean economy so profoundly that it has become known as the "Miracle on the Han." Yet, this industrial model has become fragile, as Korea’s chaebols are being challenged by Chinese competitors. Attempts to seek out new engines of economic…

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  • Writing Chinese Laws: The Form and Function of Legal Statutes Found in the Qin Shuihudi Corpus book cover

    Writing Chinese Laws

    The Form and Function of Legal Statutes Found in the Qin Shuihudi Corpus, 1st Edition

    By Ernest Caldwell

    The legal institutions of the short-lived Qin dynasty (221–207 BCE) have been vilified by history as harsh and draconian. Yet ironically, many Qin institutional features, such as written statutory law, were readily adopted by subsequent dynasties as the primary means for maintaining administrative…

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  • Landscape Change and Resource Utilization in East Asia: Perspectives from Environmental History book cover

    Landscape Change and Resource Utilization in East Asia

    Perspectives from Environmental History, 1st Edition

    Edited by Ts'ui-jung Liu, Andrea Janku, David Pietz

    Covering the ancient period through to the 21st century, this book examines how landscapes have changed across East Asia over time. Featuring examples of a variety of landscapes, from the riverine and agricultural to the urban and aesthetic, this books thus presents a comprehensive review of East…

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  • Protecting the Weak in East Asia: Framing, Mobilisation and Institutionalisation book cover

    Protecting the Weak in East Asia

    Framing, Mobilisation and Institutionalisation, 1st Edition

    Edited by Iwo Amelung, Moritz Bälz, Heike Holbig, Matthias Schumann, Cornelia Storz

    This book investigates public claims for the protection of weak groups and interests in Japan and China from the nineteenth century to the present day. Taking an interdisciplinary approach, it engages with ongoing global debates relevant to both Western and non-Western societies whilst also…

    Paperback – 2019-12-12 
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