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Author Conway, Edmund, author.

Title The summit : Bretton Woods, 1944 : J.M. Keynes and the reshaping of the global economy [Hoopla electronic resource] / Ed Conway.

Edition Unabridged.
Publication Info. [United States] : Tantor Audio, 2015.
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Summary The meeting of world leaders at Bretton Woods in 1944 was the only time countries from around the world agreed to overhaul the structure of the international monetary system. The system they set up presided over the longest, strongest, and most stable period of growth the world economy has ever seen. At the very heart of the conference was the love-hate relationship between the Briton John Maynard Keynes, the greatest economist of his day, and his American counterpart Harry Dexter White (later revealed to be passing information secretly to Russian spies). Both were intent on creating an economic settlement that would put right the wrongs of Versailles. Both were working to prevent another world war. But they were also working to defend their countries' national interests. Drawing on a wealth of unpublished accounts, diaries, and oral histories, this brilliant book describes the conference in stunning color and clarity. This is an extraordinary debut from a talented historian.
System Details Mode of access: World Wide Web.
Subject Keynes, John Maynard, 1883-1946.
White, Harry Dexter, 1892-1948.
International economic relations -- Congresses -- History -- 20th century.
Financial crises -- Congresses -- History -- 20th century.
Monetary policy -- History -- 20th century.
International finance -- History -- 20th century.
Added Author Lister, Ralph, 1971- narrator.
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ISBN 9781494529468 (sound recording : hoopla Audio Book)
1494529467 (sound recording : hoopla Audio Book)
Music No. MWT11285459
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