The Global Gold Market and the International Monetary System from the late 19th Century to the Present

Actors, Networks, Power

Editors: Bott, S. (Ed.)

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Using an inter-disciplinary and global approach this book examines the different roles gold played in the international economy from the late 19th century until today. It gives a complete and comprehensive overview of the many facets of the global gold market's organization from the extraction of this precious metal to its consumption.

About the authors

Catherine R. Schenk, University of Glasgow, UK Steven Topik, University of California, Irvine, USA Stefano Ugolini, Sciences Po Toulouse, France Michele Blagg, Institute of Contemporary British History, King's College London, UK Janick Marina Schaufelbuehl, University of Lausanne, Switzerland Rachel Harvey, Columbia University, USA

Table of contents (9 chapters)

Table of contents (9 chapters)
  • Introduction: Towards a Global History of Gold

    Bott, Sandra

    Pages 1-16

  • The Global Gold Market and the International Monetary System

    Schenk, Catherine R.

    Pages 17-38

  • Gold in Latin America: What the Gold Standard Meant in Brazil and Mexico at the Beginning of the 20th Century

    Topik, Steven

    Pages 39-63

  • The Bank of England as the World Gold Market Maker during the Classical Gold Standard Era, 1889–1910

    Ugolini, Stefano

    Pages 64-87

  • Gold Refining in London: The End of the Rainbow, 1919–22

    Blagg, Michele

    Pages 88-108

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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
The Global Gold Market and the International Monetary System from the late 19th Century to the Present
Book Subtitle
Actors, Networks, Power
Editors
  • S. Bott
Copyright
2013
Publisher
Palgrave Macmillan UK
Copyright Holder
Palgrave Macmillan, a division of Macmillan Publishers Limited
eBook ISBN
978-1-137-30671-5
DOI
10.1057/9781137306715
Hardcover ISBN
978-1-137-30670-8
Softcover ISBN
978-1-349-45519-5
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XV, 205
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