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The Resource Lords of finance : the bankers who broke the world, Liaquat Ahamed

Lords of finance : the bankers who broke the world, Liaquat Ahamed

Label
Lords of finance : the bankers who broke the world
Title
Lords of finance
Title remainder
the bankers who broke the world
Statement of responsibility
Liaquat Ahamed
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
With penetrating insights for today, this vital history of the world economic collapse of the late 1920s offers unforgettable portraits of four men--Montagu Norman, Amile Moreau, Hjalmar Schacht, and Benjamin Strong--whose personal and professional actions as heads of their respective central banks changed the course of the twentieth century
Summary
With penetrating insights for today, this vital history of the world economic collapse of the late 1920s offers unforgettable portraits of four men--Montagu Norman, Amile Moreau, Hjalmar Schacht, and Benjamin Strong--whose personal and professional actions as heads of their respective central banks changed the course of the twentieth century
Tone
Writing style
Award
  • Pulitzer Prize for History, 2010.
  • New York Times Notable Book, 2009
Biography type
collective biography
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303039
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
332.1092/2
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • charts
Index
index present
LC call number
HG172.A2
LC item number
A43 2009
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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Target audience
adult
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the bankers who broke the world
Label
Lords of finance : the bankers who broke the world, Liaquat Ahamed
Link
http://www.loc.gov/catdir/enhancements/fy0906/2008044512-d.html
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages [533]-544) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
pt. 1. The unexpected storm, August 1914. -- Prologue -- A strange and lonely man -- The young wizard -- A safe pair of hands -- L'inspecteur des finances -- Money generals -- pt. 2. After the deluge, 1919-23. -- Demented inspirations -- Uncle Shylock -- A barbarous relic -- pt. 3. Sowing a new wind, 1923-28. -- A bridge between chaos and hope -- The Dawes opening -- The golden chancellor -- La Bataille -- The first squalls -- Un petit coup de whisky -- pt. 4. Reaping another whirlwind, 1928-33. -- Into the vortex -- Purging the rottenness -- Magneto trouble -- A loose cannon on the deck of the world -- Gold fetters -- pt. 5. Aftermath, 1933-1944. -- Gold standard on the booze -- The caravans move on -- Epilogue
Control code
7612408
Dimensions
25 cm
Extent
564 pages
Isbn
9781594201820
Lccn
2008044512
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations, charts
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocn233548111
  • (OCoLC)233548111
Label
Lords of finance : the bankers who broke the world, Liaquat Ahamed
Link
http://www.loc.gov/catdir/enhancements/fy0906/2008044512-d.html
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages [533]-544) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
pt. 1. The unexpected storm, August 1914. -- Prologue -- A strange and lonely man -- The young wizard -- A safe pair of hands -- L'inspecteur des finances -- Money generals -- pt. 2. After the deluge, 1919-23. -- Demented inspirations -- Uncle Shylock -- A barbarous relic -- pt. 3. Sowing a new wind, 1923-28. -- A bridge between chaos and hope -- The Dawes opening -- The golden chancellor -- La Bataille -- The first squalls -- Un petit coup de whisky -- pt. 4. Reaping another whirlwind, 1928-33. -- Into the vortex -- Purging the rottenness -- Magneto trouble -- A loose cannon on the deck of the world -- Gold fetters -- pt. 5. Aftermath, 1933-1944. -- Gold standard on the booze -- The caravans move on -- Epilogue
Control code
7612408
Dimensions
25 cm
Extent
564 pages
Isbn
9781594201820
Lccn
2008044512
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations, charts
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocn233548111
  • (OCoLC)233548111

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