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Author LinkSteil, Benn.
Title LinkThe battle of Bretton Woods : John Maynard Keynes, Harry Dexter White, and the making of a new world order / Benn Steil.
Imprint Princeton : Princeton University Press, c2013.
Description viii, 449 p. :  ill. ;  24 cm.
Type of Material Monograph
Gen. Note "A Council on Foreign Relations Book."
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references (p. [407]-426) and index.
Contents Contents: Introduction -- 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.
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.
Per.Sub. LinkKeynes, John Maynard, 1883-1946.
LinkWhite, Harry Dexter, 1892-1948.
Conf.Sub. LinkUnited Nations Monetary and Financial Conference (1944 : Bretton Woods, N.H.)
Subject LinkMonetary policy -- History -- 20th century.
LinkInternational finance -- History -- 20th century.

System Number 000676971
ISBN Link9780691149097 (hbk. : acid-free paper)
Link0691149097 (hbk. : acid-free paper)

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