Contributors; Preface; Introduction Marc Flandreau and Harold James; 1. Caveat Emptor: coping with sovereign risk under the international gold standard, 1871-1913 Marc Flandreau; 2. Conduits for long-term foreign investment in the gold standard era Mira Wilkins; 3. The gold-exchange standard: A reinterpretation Stephen A. Schuker; 4. The bank of France and the gold standard, 1914-28 Kenneth Moure; 5. Keynes's road to Bretton Woods: an essay in interpretation Robert Skidelsky; 6. Bretton Woods and the European neutrals, 1944-73 Jakob Tanner; 7. The 1948 monetary reform in Western Germany Charles P. Kindleberger and F. Taylor Ostrander; 8. The burden of power: military aspects of international financial relations during the long 1950s Werner Abelshauser; 9. Denationalizing money? Economic liberalism and the 'national question' in currency affairs Eric Helleiner; 10. International financial institutions and national economic governance: aspects of the new adjustment agenda in historical perspective Louis W. Pauly; Index.