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Coin's Financial School

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$65.00 • £54.95 • €60.00

ISBN 9780674865969

Publication Date: 01/01/1963

254 pages

69 halftones, 3 tables

Belknap Press


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  • Coin's Financial School and the Mind of “Coin” Harvey, by Richard Hofstadter
  • A Note on the Text
  • Coin’s Financial School
    • Preface
    • Chapter I.
      • The first day
      • The money unit
      • The first interruption
      • Young Scott returns
      • The crime of 1873
    • Chapter II. The Second Day
      • The ratio
      • Their commercial values compared
      • A comparison for 200 years
      • Mr. Gage makes an admission
      • Quantity of gold and silver
      • A real estate man asks a question
      • Changing ratio
    • Chapter III. The Third Day
      • Silver and gold adopted
      • An interruption
      • Money as a science
      • General Principles
      • Our financial and credit system
    • Chapter IV. The Fourth Day
      • A day of questions
      • The Latin Union
      • Supt. of Mails asks a question
      • Cost of producing silver
      • A greenbacker
      • Money based on labor
      • No special advantage to silver states
      • Professors of political economy
      • Improved facilities
      • The tariff proposition
      • Mayor Hopkins asks a question
    • Chapter V. The Fifth Day
      • Quantitative theory of money
      • Quantity of gold in the world
      • Measuring the gold
      • Quantity of silver in the world
      • Changing the measure
      • An illustration
      • Another illustration
      • The debts of the world
    • Chapter VI. The Sixth Day
      • Independent free coinage
    • Coin Receives
    • Appendix
    • Index

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