Money and Politics: European Monetary Unification and the International Gold Standard (1865-1873)

Money and Politics: European Monetary Unification and the International Gold Standard (1865-1873)

by Luca Einaudi
     
 

ISBN-10: 0199243662

ISBN-13: 9780199243662

Pub. Date: 06/01/2001

Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA

This is a detailed study of a little-known attempt to create monetary union throughout the whole of Europe in the late nineteenth century. It explores political, diplomatic, and economic aspects of the Latin Monetary Union between 1865 and 1873. Areas such as the debate between economists and the public, and the daily operations, conflicts of interest, and power

Overview

This is a detailed study of a little-known attempt to create monetary union throughout the whole of Europe in the late nineteenth century. It explores political, diplomatic, and economic aspects of the Latin Monetary Union between 1865 and 1873. Areas such as the debate between economists and the public, and the daily operations, conflicts of interest, and power struggles between national banks and governments in the age of Gladstone, Napoleon III, and Bismarck are examined.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780199243662
Publisher:
Oxford University Press, USA
Publication date:
06/01/2001
Pages:
256
Product dimensions:
9.00(w) x 6.00(h) x 0.90(d)

Table of Contents

1. The Political and Monetary Situation in Europe in 1865
2. The Formation of the Latin Monetary Union and the International Monetary Conference of 1867
3. Economics of Monetary Unification
4. Managing a Difficult Union: France and the LMU
5. Enthusiasm and Resistance to Union in Britain and Germany
Epilogue
Postscript

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