Table of contents for Globalizing capital : a history of the international monetary system / Barry Eichengreen.

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Contents
Preface	
Chapter One
Introduction	
Chapter Two
The Gold Standard	
	APrehistory	
	AThe Dilemmas of Bimetallism	
 	AThe Lure of Bimetallism	
	AThe Advent of the Gold Standard	
	AShades of Gold	
	AHow the Gold Standard Worked	
	AThe Gold Standard as a Historically Specific Institution	
	AInternational Solidarity	
	AThe Gold Standard and the Lender of Last Resort	
	AInstability at the Periphery	
	AThe Stability of the System	
Chapter Three
Interwar Instability	
	AChronology	
	AExperience with Floating: The Controversial Case of the Franc	
	AReconstructing the Gold Standard	
	AThe New Gold Standard	
	AProblems of the New Gold Standard	
	AThe Pattern of International Payments	
	AResponses to the Great Depression	
	ABanking Crises and Their Management	
	ADisintegration of the Gold Standard	
	ASterling's Crisis	
	AThe Dollar Follows	
	AManaged Floating	
	AConclusions	
Chapter Four
The Bretton Woods System	
	AWartime Planning and Its Consequences	
	AThe Sterling Crisis and the Realignment of European Currencies	
	AThe European Payments Union	
	APayments Problems and Selective Controls	
	AConvertibility: Problems and Progress	
	ASpecial Drawing Rights	
	ADeclining Controls and Rising Rigidity	
	AThe Battle for Sterling	
	AThe Crisis of the Dollar
 AThe Lessons of Bretton Woods
 
Chapter Five
After Bretton Woods	
	AFloating Exchange Rates in the 1970s	
	AFloating Exchange Rates in the 1980s	
	AThe Snake	
	AThe European Monetary System	
	ARenewed Impetus for Integration
	AEurope's Crisis	
	AUnderstanding the Crisis	
	AThe Experience of Developing Countries	
	AConclusions	
Chapter Six
A Brave New Monetary World
	AThe Asian Crisis
	AEmerging Instability
	AGlobal Imbalances
	AThe Euro
	AInternational Currency Competition
Chapter Seven
Conclusion	
Glossary	
References	
Index	

Library of Congress Subject Headings for this publication:

International finance -- History.
Gold standard -- History.