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Gold, Dollars, and Power: The Politics of International Monetary Relations, 1958-1971 / Edition 1
     

Gold, Dollars, and Power: The Politics of International Monetary Relations, 1958-1971 / Edition 1

by Francis J. Gavin
 

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ISBN-10: 0807859001

ISBN-13: 9780807859001

Pub. Date: 01/26/2004

Publisher: The University of North Carolina Press

Gold, Dollars, and Power: The Politics of International Monetary Relations, 1958-1971

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Gold, Dollars, and Power: The Politics of International Monetary Relations, 1958-1971

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780807859001
Publisher:
The University of North Carolina Press
Publication date:
01/26/2004
Series:
New Cold War History Series
Edition description:
1
Pages:
280
Product dimensions:
6.10(w) x 9.40(h) x 0.80(d)

Table of Contents

Acknowledgmentsxi
Abbreviationsxiii
Introduction. Gold, Dollars, and Power: Money, Security, and the Politics of the U.S. Balance of Payments, 1958-19711
1.Bretton Woods and Postwar International Monetary Relations17
2.The Costs of Commitment: Eisenhower, Europe, and the American Balance-of-Payments Crisis33
3.The Gold Battles within the Cold War: Kennedy's International Monetary Policy59
4.Reform, Restrictions, or Redeployments?: The Balance of Payments and the Franco-German Revolt, 196389
5.LBJ Takes Over: Battles with de Gaulle and Proposals for Reform, 1964-1966117
6.Defend Europe or the Dollar?: Money and Security, 1964-1967135
7.The End of Bretton Woods: The Devaluation of Sterling and the 1968 Gold Crisis165
8.Nixon and the New Era in Global Monetary Relations187
Conclusion. No Way to Build an Empire197
Appendix A.Analyzing the Numbers: Breaking Down the U.S. Balance of Payments for 1960-1961203
Appendix B.Charts and Graphs209
Notes215
Bibliography247
Index259

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