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A Nation of Counterfeiters

Capitalists, Con Men, and the Making of the United States

by Stephen Mihm

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  • 20 Currently reading

Published by Harvard University Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Banking,
  • History,
  • History - U.S,
  • History: American,
  • USA,
  • Banks & Banking,
  • Money & Monetary Policy,
  • United States - 19th Century,
  • History / United States / 19th Century,
  • Economic History,
  • United States - Civil War,
  • Bank notes,
  • Banks and banking,
  • Counterfeits and counterfeiting,
  • Forgeries,
  • United States

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages472
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL9404735M
    ISBN 100674026578
    ISBN 109780674026575

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Stephen Mihm is a breath of fresh air. A Nation of Counterfeiters is both well documented and well written narrative history that draws the reader along to new understanding and perspective on the nation's economy and banking system in the early history of the United States.4/5.

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A Nation of Counterfeiters is a brilliant synthesis of business and cultural history. This is a book to take seriously. ” —Jackson Lears, author of Something for Nothing: Luck in America “ A meticulous and imaginative reconstruction of an entire counterfeit economy that intersected and overlapped with the ‘legitimate’ economy.

A Nation of Counterfeiters is a brilliant synthesis of business and cultural history. This is a book to take seriously. Jackson Lears. Stephen Mihm's elegant study demonstrates that 'making money' once had a more literal meaning, when thousands of banks printed their own currency notes and numerous counterfeiters profitably imitated : Harvard.

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Prior to the Civil War, the U.S. did not have a single, national currency. Counterfeiters flourished amid this anarchy, putting vast quantities of bogus bills into circulation. Their success, Mihm reveals, is the story of the rise of a country defined by freewheeling capitalism and little government control.

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Mihm's story is ultimately one of rising national power, when the federal government asserted its authority over the currency in and cracked down on counterfeiters via the Secret Service. For Mihm, a national currency served to weave the nation into a tighter and more cohesive whole.

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Prior to the Civil War, the United States. The book "A Nation of Counterfeiters: Capitalists, Con Men, and the Making of the United States" by Stephen Mihm is an attempt at studying the history of the American way of printing money. This does not just include illegal printing in someones basement but it also includes banks when there was not a national currency.

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Readers will recognize the same get-rich-quick spirit that lives on in the speculative bubbles and confidence games of the twenty-first century. Product Features. Used Book in Good Condition.Table of Contents for A nation of counterfeiters: capitalists, con men, and the making of the United States / Stephen Mihm, available from the Library of Congress.

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