The Amazing Tale of Anna Himmel and the Gold Sovereign

Author: Stevie Henden
Publisher: Troubador Publishing Ltd
ISBN: 1783065834
Category: Fiction
Page: 200
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In 1878, Anna Himmel leaves her family home in Bavaria to emigrate to New York. Through a chance meeting of the man who will later become her husband, she travels instead to London, a decision that changes her life and the lives of her descendants for generations to come.

Monetary Equilibrium and Economic Development

Author: Xenophon Euthymiou Zolotas
Publisher: Princeton University Press
ISBN: 1400876575
Category: Business & Economics
Page: 236
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The progress of the Greek economy from its low point in 1950 to its healthy state in 1963 is traced in detail by Professor Zolotas, Governor of the Bank of Greece for the last ten years. Originally published in 1965. The Princeton Legacy Library uses the latest print-on-demand technology to again make available previously out-of-print books from the distinguished backlist of Princeton University Press. These editions preserve the original texts of these important books while presenting them in durable paperback and hardcover editions. The goal of the Princeton Legacy Library is to vastly increase access to the rich scholarly heritage found in the thousands of books published by Princeton University Press since its founding in 1905.

Sally Figment

Author: John Hughes
Publisher: AuthorHouse
ISBN: 1467884146
Category: Fiction
Page: 504
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As the title of this book implies – “Sally Figment..!” This book consists of > Serio-Comic Figments... With outstretched minds and non truths, including, Mythology, Fairy Tales, ‘Horror and Three (D) and fourth dimensional scenarios, Fabrications and Lies, which would also heavily involve the poor unattributed participating readers taking part in it..! As above, I have incorporated what I think is a mixed sense of good humor and horror. But most of all its compiled with ‘condensed pure, “Wit...

A Manual of Gold and Silver Coins of All Nations, Struck Within the Past Century

Showing Their History, and Legal Basis, and Their Actual Weight, Fineness, and Value Chiefly from Original and Recent Assays. With which are Incorporated Treatises on Bullion and Plate, Counterfeit Coins, Specific Gravity of Precious Metals, Etc., with Recent Statistics of the Production and Coinage of Gold and Silver in the World, and Sundry Useful Tables
Author: Jacob Reese Eckfeldt,William Ewing Du Bois
Publisher: N.A
Category: Coinage
Page: 220
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Objects and Materials

A Routledge Companion
Author: Penny Harvey,Eleanor Conlin Casella,Gillian Evans,Hannah Knox,Christine McLean,Elizabeth B. Silva,Nicholas Thoburn,Kath Woodward
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1317577736
Category: Social Science
Page: 422
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There is broad acceptance across the Humanities and Social Sciences that our deliberations on the social need to take place through attention to practice, to object-mediated relations, to non-human agency and to the affective dimensions of human sociality. This Companion focuses on the objects and materials found at centre stage, and asks: what matters about objects? Objects and Materials explores the field, providing succinct summary accounts of contemporary scholarship, along with a wealth of new research investigating the capacity of objects to shape, unsettle and exceed expectations. Original chapters from over forty international, interdisciplinary contributors address an array of objects and materials to ask what the terms of collaborations with objects and materials are, and to consider how these collaborations become integral to our understandings of the complex, relational dynamics that fashion social worlds. Objects and Materials will be of interest to students and scholars across the social sciences and humanities, including in sociology, social theory, science and technology studies, history, anthropology, archaeology, gender studies, women’s studies, geography, cultural studies, politics and international relations, and philosophy.

ABCs of Gold Investing

How to Protect and Build Your Wealth with Gold
Author: Michael J. Kosares
Publisher: Addicus Books
ISBN: 1936374854
Category: Business & Economics
Page: 195
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Beginning investors will find thorough guidelines for making good decisions in this study of private gold ownership. Emphasis is placed on the asset-preservation qualities of gold at a time when investor uncertainty about the economy and recent investment scandals have led many to seek asset diversification. The economic and political trends driving gold marketing are detailed, as are the reasons why gold plays an important role in millions of investment portfolios worldwide—as both a hedge and an investment for capital gain. With revised content as well as two additional chapters, this updated version examines topics such as gold's role in combating inflation and deflation, how to select a gold firm, the history of gold since 1971, storing gold, and government debt.

The Growth of the International Economy, 1820-1960

An Introductory Text
Author: A. G. Kenwood,A. L. Lougheed
Publisher: SUNY Press
ISBN: 9780873951371
Category: Political Science
Page: 319
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Here is an introduction to the study of the international economy as a mechanism for diffusing modern economic growth between nations. It is divided into three parts, of which the first examines the workings of the system in the years before 1914. This includes an analysis of the conditions favorable to the growth of international economic relations during the period, examines the changing character of the international flows of labor, capital and trade, and surveys contemporary commercial and international monetary policies. This first part concludes with a chapter analyzing the international economy as a mechanism for diffusing economic growth, and another chapter examining the nature of the economic trends and fluctuations associated with this phase in the growth of the international economic system. The second part gives an account of the collapse of the international economy during the interwar years, and traces the causes of collapse to changes in the structure and functioning of the system brought about by World War I and the depression of the 1930s. The final part takes the story beyond World War II. It describes the wartime and post-war efforts to reconstruct the international economic system, and examines the working of the new system in the period after 1945, bringing out both its strengths and its weaknesses.

Gold Coins of the New Orleans Mint

Author: Douglas Winter
Publisher: Zyrus Press
ISBN: 9780974237169
Category: Antiques & Collectibles
Page: 237
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In 1989, the first edition of Doug Winter's book "Gold Coins of the New Orleans Mint" was published. It popularized these underappreciated coins and introduced many new collectors to the field.In the ensuing two decades, much has changed in the New Orleans gold market. Newly discovered hoards have changed the rarity levels of certain dates while other remain very difficult to locate.Doug Winter, the author of ten other books on United States gold coinage has produced a masterpiece that makes New Orleans gold coinage readily accessible to the beginner or the expert. This book contains all new information which can be found nowhere else.

The Gold Standard

A Selection from the Papers
Author: Gold Standard Defence Association
Publisher: N.A
Category: Currency question
Page: 16
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Knut Wicksell

Selected Essays in Economics
Author: Bo Sandelin
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1135748918
Category: Business & Economics
Page: 260
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This book, along with its predecessor, makes most of Wicksell's most important contributions accessible to English speaking readers for the first time. The essays collected here, first published in 1999, focus on money and price theory and include Wicksell's book reviews of Leon Walrus, Ludwig von Mises and John Bates Clark.