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Author Rauchway, Eric, author.

Title The money makers : how Roosevelt and Keynes ended the Depression, defeated fascism, and secured a prosperous peace / Eric Rauchway.

Publication Info. New York, NY : Basic Books, a member of Perseus Books Group, [2015]


Location Call No. Status
 GDL Montrose Library Non-Fiction    339.5309 RAU    Available
Description xxx, 305 pages : illustrations, maps ; 25 cm
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Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 253-288) and index.
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.
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."--Dust jacket flap.
Subject United States -- Economic policy -- 1933-1945.
Roosevelt, Franklin D. (Franklin Delano), 1882-1945 -- Influence.
Keynes, John Maynard, 1883-1946 -- Influence.
United States -- Economic conditions -- 1918-1945.
United Nations Monetary and Financial Conference (1944 : Bretton Woods, N.H.).
Depressions -- 1929 -- United States.
ISBN 9780465049691 hardcover
0465049699 hardcover

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