The Money Men: Capitalism, Democracy, and the Hundred Years' War over the American Dollar

The Money Men: Capitalism, Democracy, and the Hundred Years' War over the American Dollar

by H. W. Brands

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780393330502
Publisher: Norton, W. W. & Company, Inc.
Publication date: 10/15/2007
Series: Enterprise Series
Edition description: Reprint
Pages: 224
Sales rank: 636,708
Product dimensions: 5.60(w) x 8.00(h) x 0.80(d)

About the Author

H. W. Brands is the Dickson Allen Anderson Centennial Professor of History at the University of Texas at Austin and the author of the Pulitzer Prize nominees Traitor to His Class and The First American.

Lloyd James has been narrating since 1996, has recorded over six hundred books in almost every genre, has earned six AudioFile Earphones Awards, and is a two-time nominee for the prestigious Audie Award.

Table of Contents


Prologue: The Money Question     15
The Aristocracy of Capital     19
The Bank War     57
The Bonds of Union     97
The Great Gold Conspiracy     131
The Transit of Jupiter     159
Epilogue: The Money Answer     199
Notes     207
For Further Reading     217
Acknowledgments     221
Index     223

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"[Lloyd James is] always easy to listen to, bringing history alive as stories while avoiding melodrama and making sure the facts come across." —-AudioFile

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The Money Men: Capitalism, Democracy, and the Hundred Years' War over the American Dollar 5 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 1 reviews.
SassyLassie2 More than 1 year ago
Good book but it is scattering to the effect that it jumps around a good bit from idea to idea. Some of the writers thoughts seem to rapidly come to mind, written down, then a different thought comes and written down. Over all on a one to ten, ten being excellent, I give it a four.