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The making of national money : territorial currencies in historical perspective /

Bibliographic Details
Main Author: Helleiner, Eric, 1963-
Format: Book
Published: Ithaca : Cornell University Press, 2003.
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Table of Contents:
  • The initial transformation : from monetary heterogeneity to territorial currencies
  • Two structural preconditions : nation-states and industrial technology
  • Making markets : transaction costs and monetary reform
  • Multiple macroeconomic and fiscal motivations
  • National identities and territorial currencies
  • Two nineteenth-century challenges : currency unions and free banking
  • The coming of age of territorial currencies in the interwar years
  • The monetary dimensions of imperialism : colonial currency reforms
  • The final wave : post-1945 macroeconomic activism and southern reforms
  • The current challenge to territorial currencies.