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Published: 04 March 2004

344 Pages | Numerous figures and tables


ISBN: 9780199257867

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The Glitter of Gold

France, Bimetallism, and the Emergence of the International Gold Standard, 1848-1873

Marc Flandreau

  • Presents evidence from a range of new statistical research and archival sources.
  • Argues that global exchange rate stability existed before the establishment of the gold standard, and that the collapse of bimetallism was by no means inevitable.

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