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The Resource The battle of Bretton Woods : John Maynard Keynes, Harry Dexter White, and the making of a new world order, Benn Steil

The battle of Bretton Woods : John Maynard Keynes, Harry Dexter White, and the making of a new world order, Benn Steil

Label
The battle of Bretton Woods : John Maynard Keynes, Harry Dexter White, and the making of a new world order
Title
The battle of Bretton Woods
Title remainder
John Maynard Keynes, Harry Dexter White, and the making of a new world order
Statement of responsibility
Benn Steil
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Recounts the events of the Bretton Woods accords, presents portaits of the two men at the center of the drama, and reveals Harry White's admiration for Soviet economic planning and communications with intelligence officers
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Steil, Benn
Dewey number
339.5/3
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
HG255
LC item number
.S837 2013
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Keynes, John Maynard
  • White, Harry Dexter
  • United Nations Monetary and Financial Conference
  • Monetary policy
  • International finance
Label
The battle of Bretton Woods : John Maynard Keynes, Harry Dexter White, and the making of a new world order, Benn Steil
Instantiates
Publication
Note
"A Council on Foreign Relations Book."
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 407-426) and index
Contents
The world comes to the White Mountains -- The improbable rise of Harry White -- Maynard Keynes and the monetary menace -- "The most unsordid act" -- The best-laid plans of White and Keynes -- Whitewash -- History is made -- Begging like Fala -- Out with the old order, in with the new
Dimensions
25 cm
Extent
viii, 449 p.
Isbn
9780691149097
Isbn Type
(alk. paper)
Lccn
2012035709
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
  • ocn811523927
  • (OCoLC)811523927
Label
The battle of Bretton Woods : John Maynard Keynes, Harry Dexter White, and the making of a new world order, Benn Steil
Publication
Note
"A Council on Foreign Relations Book."
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 407-426) and index
Contents
The world comes to the White Mountains -- The improbable rise of Harry White -- Maynard Keynes and the monetary menace -- "The most unsordid act" -- The best-laid plans of White and Keynes -- Whitewash -- History is made -- Begging like Fala -- Out with the old order, in with the new
Dimensions
25 cm
Extent
viii, 449 p.
Isbn
9780691149097
Isbn Type
(alk. paper)
Lccn
2012035709
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
  • ocn811523927
  • (OCoLC)811523927

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