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A Nation of Counterfeiters: Capitalists, Con Men, and the Making of the United States

Stephen Mihm
Format
Book
Published
Cambridge, Mass. : Harvard University Press, 2007.
Language
English
ISBN
0674026578 (alk. paper)
Related Resources
Table of contents only
Contents
  • Prologue : Confidence and the currency
  • Bordering on alchemy
  • Cogniac street capitalism
  • The bank wars
  • The western bankers
  • Passing and detecting
  • Ghosts in the machine
  • Banking on the nation
  • Epilogue : Condfidence in the country.
Description
ix, 457 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Notes
Includes bibliographical references (p. [379]-427) and index.
Technical Details
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