Transferring Wealth and Power from the Old to the New World: Monetary and Fiscal Institutions in the 17th through the 19th Centuries

Transferring Wealth and Power from the Old to the New World: Monetary and Fiscal Institutions in the 17th through the 19th Centuries

by Michael D. Bordo
     
 

This collection explores monetary institutions linking Europe and the Americas in the seventeenth to nineteenth centuries.See more details below

Overview

This collection explores monetary institutions linking Europe and the Americas in the seventeenth to nineteenth centuries.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780521773058
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Publication date:
10/01/2001
Series:
Studies in Macroeconomic History Series
Pages:
494
Product dimensions:
5.98(w) x 8.98(h) x 1.30(d)

Table of Contents

Contributors; 1. Introduction Michael D. Bordo and Roberto Cortés-Conde; Part I. The Old World: 2. The origins and development of stable fiscal and monetary institutions in England Forrest Capie; 3. France and the failure to modernize macroeconomic institutions Eugene N. White; 4. The Netherlands in the New World: the legacy of European fiscal, monetary and trading institutions for New World development from the seventeenth to the nineteenth centuries Jan DeVries; 5. Fiscal and monetary institutions in Spain (1600–1900) Gabriel Tortella and Franciso Comín; 6. War, taxes, and gold: the inheritance of the real Jorge Braga de Macedo, Álvaro Ferreira da Silva and Rita Martins de Sousa; Part II. The New World: 7. The United States: financial innovation and adaptation, Richard Sylla; 8. The legacy of French and English fiscal and monetary institutions for Canada Michael D. Bordo and Angela Redish; 9. Mexico: from colonial fiscal regime to liberal financial order, 1750–1912 Carlos Marichal and Marcello Carmagnani; 10. Property rights and the fiscal and financial systems in Brazil: colonial heritage and the imperial period Marcelo de Paiva Abreu and Luis A. Corrêa do Lago; 11. Argentina: from colony to nation: fiscal and monetary experience of the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries Roberto Cortés-Conde and George T. McCandless; 12. Continuities and discontinuities in the fiscal and monetary institutions of New Granada, 1783–1850 Jaime U. Jaramillo, Adolfo R. Maisel and Miguel M. Urrutia; Part III. Commentaries: 13. The state in economic history Herschel I. Grossman; 14. Reflections on the collection Albert Fishlow; Index.

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