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Author Steil, Benn.

Title The battle of Bretton Woods : John Maynard Keynes, Harry Dexter White, and the making of a new world order / Benn Steil.

Publication Info. Princeton, NJ : Princeton University Press, [2013]
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 Nichols Adult Nonfiction  339.53 STE    AVAILABLE
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Description viii, 449 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates : facsimiles, portraits, photographs ; 24 cm
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.
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 -- Epilogue.
Note "A Council on Foreign Relations book."
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages [407]-426) and index.
Subject United Nations Monetary and Financial Conference (1944, Bretton Woods, N.H)
Keynes, John Maynard, 1883-1946.
White, Harry Dexter, 1892-1948.
Monetary policy -- History -- 20th century.
International finance -- History -- 20th century.
Added Title John Maynard Keynes, Harry Dexter White, and the making of a new world order
ISBN 9780691149097
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