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America's bank, the epic struggle to create the Federal Reserve, Roger Lowenstein

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America's bank, the epic struggle to create the Federal Reserve, Roger Lowenstein
Language
eng
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 274-335) and index
Illustrations
platesillustrations
Index
index present
Literary Form
non fiction
Main title
America's bank
Nature of contents
bibliography
Oclc number
900623976
Responsibility statement
Roger Lowenstein
Sub title
the epic struggle to create the Federal Reserve
Summary
Chronicles the tumultuous era and remarkable personalities that created the Federal Reserve, tracing the financial panic and widespread distrust of bankers that prompted the landmark 1913 Federal Reserve Act and launched America's first steps onto the world financial stage
Table Of Contents
pt. I: The road to Jekyl Island : The forbidden words ; Privileged banker, self-made senator ; Jitters on Wall Street ; Panic ; The crossing ; Progressivism ; Jekyl Island -- pt. II: The legislative area : Into the crucible ; The great campaign ; Woodrow's miracle ; The Princeton depot ; The "slime of Bryanism" ; "The impossible has happened" -- Epilogue
Target audience
adult
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