New PDF release: A Nation of Counterfeiters

By Stephen Mihm

ISBN-10: 0674026578

ISBN-13: 9780674026575

ISBN-10: 0674032446

ISBN-13: 9780674032446

ahead of the Civil warfare, the us didn't have a unmarried, nationwide forex. Counterfeiters flourished amid this anarchy, placing big amounts of bogus debts into flow. Their luck, Mihm finds, is greater than an wonderful story of legal company: it's the tale of the increase of a rustic outlined by means of freewheeling capitalism and little govt regulate. Mihm exhibits how finally the older financial method was once dismantled, in addition to the counterfeit financial system it sustained.

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