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Steil, Benn
The battle of Bretton Woods : John Maynard Keynes, Harry Dexter White, and the making of a new world order / Benn Steil
Princeton : Princeton University Press, c2013
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 3rd Floor  HG255 .S837 2013    AVAILABLE
Subject(s) Monetary policy -- History -- 20th century
International finance -- History -- 20th century
Subject United Nations Monetary and Financial Conference (1944 : Bretton Woods, N.H.)
Keynes, John Maynard, 1883-1946
White, Harry Dexter, 1892-1948
Physical Description viii, 449 p. : ill. ; 24 cm
Note "A Council on Foreign Relations Book."
Includes bibliographical references (p. [407]-426) and index
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
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