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Nathan K. Lewis

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the once and future money
Nathan Lewis.

Published 2007 by Wiley in Hoboken, N.J .
Written in English.

Table of Contents

Good money is stable money : a barter economy vs. a money economy
Hard money and soft money : currency around the world from the 7th century BC to the 21st century AD
Supply, demand, and the value of currency : how the circulation of money is regulated by central banks
Inflation, deflation, and floating currencies : their effect on prices, wages, taxes, and debt
The gold standard : a benchmark of the value of money that creates a free market
Taxes : how they diminish productivity, trade, the stability of money, and overall economic health
Money in America : from colonial silver and paper to the turmoil of 1929
A history of central banking : from ancient Egypt and Rome to the bank of England and the US federal reserve
The 1930s : bad capitalism and a failure of monetary and fiscal policy
The Bretton Woods gold standard : 30 years of hard currency destroyed by taxes in the 1970s
Volcker and Reagan : monetarism fails, but the tax cuts succeed : the 1980s boom
The Greenspan years : the 1987 stock market crash, a recession, deflation, and a slow economic recovery
Japan's two great periods of economic success based on a gold standard/hard currency and low taxes
The Asia crisis of the late 1990s : worldwide currency turmoil and economic disaster caused by a mismanaged US dollar
Devastating currency devaluations in Russian, China, Mexico, and Yugoslavia
A return to hard currencies : good government leads to good money.

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references.


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HG230.3 .L48 2007

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