A Financial History of Western Europe by Charles P. KindlebergerA Financial History of Western Europe by Charles P. Kindleberger

A Financial History of Western Europe

byCharles P. Kindleberger

Paperback | May 1, 1995

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Revised and updated throughout, this brilliant survey of European financial history from the earliest times to the present by internationally renowned scholar and author Charles P. Kindleberger offers a comprehensive account of the evolution of money in Western Europe, bimetallism and theemergence of the gold standard, the banking systems of the Continent and the British Isles, and overviews of foreign investment, regional and global financial integration, and private and public finance in Western Europe. The new edition features expanded coverage of the sixteenth and seventeenthcenturies and important new material on recent developments in European monetary integration.
Charles P. Kindleberger is at Massachusetts Institute of Technology (Emeritus).
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Title:A Financial History of Western EuropeFormat:PaperbackDimensions:544 pages, 9.17 × 6.14 × 1.38 inPublished:May 1, 1995Publisher:Oxford University Press

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Table of Contents

1. IntroductionChronologiesPART I: MONEY2. The Evolution of Money in Western Europe3. Bank Money4. Bimetallism and the Emergence of the Gold StandardPART II: BANKINGIntroduction to Part II5. English and Scottish Banking6. French Banking7. German Banking8. Italian and Spanish BankingPART III: FINANCEIntroduction to Part Three9. Government Finance10. Private Finance, Individuals and Families11. Private Finance--The Corporation12. Foreign Investment--Dutch, British, French and German Experience to 191413. Transfer Cases14. Foreign Lending--Political and Analytical Aspects15. Financial CrisesPART IV: THE INTERWAR PERIODIntroduction to Part Four16. War Finance, Reparations, War Debts17. German Postwar Inflation18. The Restoration of the Pound to Par19. Stabilization of the Franc20. The 1929 Depression21. The 1930'sPART V: AFTER WORLD WAR IIIntroduction to Part Five22. German Finance In and After World War II23. Lend-Lease, the British Loan, the Marshall Plan24. European Financial Integration25. Europe in the World Financial SystemGlossaryConversion Tables--Equivalences and Exchange Rates for Specified Coins and Currencies at Specified DatesBibliographyIndex

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"A splendid book....It reads like Professor Kindleberger talking--which is surely high praise."--The World Economy