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Author Cooley, John K., 1927-2008-

Title Currency wars : how forged money is the new weapon of mass destruction / John Cooley.

Imprint New York, NY : Skyhorse Pub., c2008.


Location Call No. Status
 GDL Central Library Non-Fiction    364.133 COO    Available
Description xvii, 350 p. : ill. ; 25 cm.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Royal charm, smoking dragon -- Middle east dimensions -- Eastern forgers, western helpers -- The ancient black art of money forgery -- Benjamin Franklin vs. King George: America's financial birth pangs -- Soft vs. hard money: revolution and consequences -- Drivin' old Dixie down: the American Civil War and the greenback's birth -- Britain's goal: undermine the Kaiser's economy -- Forgers, fraudsters, and fascists: the Weimar years -- Portugal: clever crook helps empower durable dictator -- Stalin's dollars: biting the hand that feeds you -- Hitler's counterfeit campaign: the lessons of World War II -- Covert action vs. stabilization: from Vietnam to Iraq.
Subject Counterfeits and counterfeiting -- Political aspects.
Political stability -- Economic aspects.
ISBN 9781602392700 (hbk. : alk. paper) : $24.95
1602392706 (hbk. : alk. paper)

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