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Author Lowenstein, Roger, author.

Title America's bank : the epic struggle to create the Federal Reserve / Roger Lowenstein.

Publication Info. New York : Penguin Press, 2015.


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Description 355 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations ; 25 cm
text txt rdacontent
unmediated n rdamedia
volume nc rdacarrier
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Introduction -- Part One The Road to Jekyl Island -- One: The Forbidden Words -- Two: Privileged Banker, Self-Made Senator -- Three: Jitterson Wall Street -- Four: Panic -- Five: The Crossing -- Six: Progressivism-- Seven: Jekyl Island -- Part Two The Legislative Area -- Eight: Into the Crucible -- Nine: The Great Campaign -- Ten: Woodrow's Miracle -- Eleven: The Princeton Depot -- Twelve: The "Slime of Bryanism" -- Thirteen: "The Impossible Has Happened" -- Fourteen: Epilogue -- Acknowledgments -- Notes -- Index.
Summary Chronicles the tumultuous era and remarkable personalities that created the Federal Reserve, tracing the financial panic and widespread distrust of bankers that prompted the landmark 1913 Federal Reserve Act and launched America's first steps onto the world financial stage.
Subject United States. Federal Reserve Board.
Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System (U.S.)
Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System (U.S.) (OCoLC)fst00528659
United States. Federal Reserve Board. (OCoLC)fst00595863
Federal Reserve banks -- History.
Banks and banking, Central -- United States -- History.
Monetary policy -- United States -- History.
Banks and banking, Central. (OCoLC)fst00827036
Federal Reserve banks. (OCoLC)fst00922135
Monetary policy. (OCoLC)fst01025230
United States. (OCoLC)fst01204155
Genre/Form History. (OCoLC)fst01411628
ISBN 1594205493

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