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He explicitly proved that banks thrive on public confidence. Want to Read Currently Reading Read. And a process of painful evolution finally decided that gold was best fitted to be that commodity.

They will find it admirably clear, and not only free from the technicalities of trade, but, what is perhaps even more gratifying, free from the pedantry of the Professor. University of Western Australia Library. Tags What are tags?

Hartley Withers’s useful book on The Meaning of Money, which is intended, as he says in the preface, to give the ‘ordinary man the means of. John ot it as to-read Jun 01, In a period of general optimism credit might be lavishly given, even though gold were scarce.


Then set up a personal list of libraries from your profile page by clicking on your user name at the top right of any screen. John Murray, Physical Description xiv, p. Login to add to list. Terrence marked it as to-read Feb 03, Author Withers, Hartley, As Mr, Withers clearly shows, and as we all know, the principal transactions of commerce are conducted without the direct use of gold at all. Separate different tags with a comma.

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The Meaning of Money by Hartley Withers

In other words, bankers can expand or Contract the real currency of the country by lending or by refusing to lend. This single location in South Australia: Hartley Withers’s pithily expressed testimonial to English financiers, when he says: Whether heretical or not, it is certainly true to fact, and consequently disposes of many theories which have survived from meahing earlier stage of financial civilisation.

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View online Borrow Buy. The book talks so much about the English banking system,how and why the English Uk banking system was more efficient, effective, advanced and supperior to any other in the world, because it had never failed keaning the bank crises in the Americas in This is an OCR edition with typos. Add a tag Cancel Be the first to add a tag for this edition. You also may like to try some of these bookshopswhich may or may not sell this item.

The meaning of money

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The assumption that the holder of the cheque-book can only draw against an actual deposit of gold or bank-notes is, of course, largely a fancy.

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