Welcome, Guest. Please login or register.
Did you miss your activation email?
June 27, 2016, 02:49:42 am
HomePredMockPollEVCalcAFEWIKIHelpLogin Register
News: Atlas Hardware Upgrade complete October 13, 2013.

+  Atlas Forum
|-+  General Politics
| |-+  Political Debate
| | |-+  Book Reviews and Discussion (Moderator: Beet)
| | | |-+  The World Economy Between the Wars
« previous next »
Pages: [1] Print
Author Topic: The World Economy Between the Wars  (Read 1517 times)
YaBB God
Posts: 17984

View Profile
« on: December 18, 2009, 05:16:09 pm »


A dry read but it blows up certain stereotypes that people have about this subject. For example

: Net capital inflows to Germany during the 1920s exceeded by several times German reparations payments under the Dawes Plan.

: The German downturn began independently of the withdrawal of Americans loans during the stock market bubble of 1928-29. It's not clear however, the book says American loan volume peaked in mid 1928, but interest rates did not start rising until mid 1929; however it also claims the German downturn began before American loans dried up.

: Europe actually grew slightly faster than America in 1920-39.

: Right wing newspapers supported devaluation from gold in France in the mid 1930s, while the socialists and communists were against it.

Hillary's awesome work for America's future
"I feel like Paulette Revere the recession is coming, the recession is coming! - Hillary Clinton, April 3, 2008
Pages: [1] Print 
« previous next »
Jump to:  

Login with username, password and session length


Powered by SMF 1.1.21 | SMF © 2015, Simple Machines