The Historian's Wizard Of Oz

The Historian's Wizard Of Oz

by Ranjit S. Dighe
     
 

Integrates an enjoyable children's novel with an informative account of the political and economic history of the 1890s.See more details below

Overview

Integrates an enjoyable children's novel with an informative account of the political and economic history of the 1890s.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780275974183
Publisher:
ABC-CLIO, Incorporated
Publication date:
06/01/2002
Pages:
180
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.56(d)

Table of Contents

Preface
1Introduction: The Colors of Money1
2"If I Only Had a Brain": A Primer on Gold, Silver, and the American Monetary System11
3"Populism Will Put Them to Sleep": A Short History of the Populist Movement of the 1890s27
4L. Frank Baum's The Wonderful Wizard of Oz, with Annotations41
App. AAnother Fiat-Money Metaphor, from The Marvelous Land of Oz131
App. BWilliam Jennings Bryan's "Cross of Gold" Speech133
App. CThe Quantity Theory of Money141
Bibliography143
Index147

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