Goldbugs and Greenbacks: The Antimonopoly Tradition and the Politics of Finance in America, 1865-1896 / Edition 1

Goldbugs and Greenbacks: The Antimonopoly Tradition and the Politics of Finance in America, 1865-1896 / Edition 1

by Gretchen Ritter
     
 

This is a book about the late-nineteenth-century money debates in American politics, and about the role of history in American political development.See more details below

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This is a book about the late-nineteenth-century money debates in American politics, and about the role of history in American political development.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780521653923
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Publication date:
06/28/2010
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
303
Product dimensions:
5.98(w) x 8.98(h) x 0.71(d)

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Table of Contents

1. The money debate and American political development; 2. Party politics and the financial debate, 1865–1896; 3. Greenbacks versus gold: the contest over finance in the 1870s; 4. The 'people's money': Greenbackism in North Carolina, Illinois and Massachusetts; 5. The battle of the standards: the financial debate of the 1890s; 6. Populism and the politics of finance in North Carolina, Illinois and Massachusetts in the 1890s; 7. Money, history, and American political development; Appendix A. Financial terms of the 1870s and 1890s; Appendix B. Major banking and currency legislation, 1860–1900; Appendix C. An antimonopolist reading of L. Frank Baum's The Wonderful Wizard of Oz.

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