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    DescriptionNobel Prize-winner Milton Friedman makes clear once and for all that no one is immune from monetary economics--that is, from the effects of its theory and its practices. He demonstrates through historical events the mischief that can result from misunderstanding the monetary system--how, for example, the work of two obscure Scottish chemists destroyed the presidential prospects of William Jennings Bryan and how Franklin D. Roosevelt's decision to appease a few senators from the American West helped communism triumph in China. In Money Mischief Dr. Friedman discusses the creation of value: from stones to feathers to gold. He outlines the central role of monetary theory and shows how it can act to ignite or deepen inflation, as one instance. He explains, in layman's English, what the present monetary system in the United States--a system without historical precedent--means for your paycheck and savings book as well as for the global economy.


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    Title
    Money Mischief
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Friedman
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 286
    Width: 135 mm
    Height: 201 mm
    Thickness: 23 mm
    Weight: 272 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9780156619301
    ISBN 10: 015661930X
    Classifications

    B&T Merchandise Category: GEN
    B&T Book Type: NF
    BIC E4L: ADV
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: T17.3
    BIC subject category V2: VSB
    B&T General Subject: 180
    Ingram Subject Code: BE
    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 27810
    Libri: I-BE
    BISAC V2.8: BUS004000
    DC22: 332.4
    LC subject heading:
    BISAC V2.8: BUS023000, BUS045000
    LC subject heading: ,
    LC classification: HG230.3 .F75 1994
    LC subject heading: , ,
    LC classification: HG230.3.F7
    Thema V1.0: VSB
    Edition statement
    Reprint
    Publisher
    Elsevier Australia
    Imprint name
    Harcourt Publishers Group (Australia) Pty.Ltd
    Publication date
    31 March 1994
    Publication City/Country
    Marrickville