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Currency wars : how forged money is the new weapon of mass destruction / John K. Cooley

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Author:
Cooley, John K. 1927-  Search this
Physical description:
xvii, 350 p. : ill. ; 25 cm
Type:
Books
Date:
2008
C2008
Contents:
Royal charm, smoking dragon -- Middle east dimensions -- Eastern forgers, western helpers -- The ancient black art of money forgery -- Benjamin Franklin vs. King George: America's financial birth pangs -- Soft vs. hard money: revolution and consequences -- Drivin' old Dixie down: the American Civil War and the greenback's birth -- Britain's goal: undermine the Kaiser's economy -- Forgers, fraudsters, and fascists: the Weimar years -- Portugal: clever crook helps empower durable dictator -- Stalin's dollars: biting the hand that feeds you -- Hitler's counterfeit campaign: the lessons of World War II -- Covert action vs. stabilization: from Vietnam to Iraq
Topic:
Counterfeits and counterfeiting--Political aspects  Search this
Political stability--Economic aspects  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_897576