Paper and Iron by Niall Ferguson
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Paper and Iron
By Niall Ferguson

Paper and Iron

Hamburg Business and German Politics in the Era of Inflation, 1897-1927

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Paper and Iron by Niall Ferguson

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Few economic events have had a more profound or enduring impact than the German hyperinflation of 1923, still remembered popularly as a root cause of Hitler's rise to power. Yet many historians have argued that inflationary policies were, on balance, advantageous to post-1918 Germany, both boosting growth and helping to reduce reparations. The scholarly consensus is that there was no viable alternative to inflation. In Paper and Iron Niall Ferguson takes a different view. He argues that inflation was indeed an economic and political disaster, and further that there were alternative economic policies which could have stabilised the German currency in 1920. To explain why these were not adopted he points to long-term defects in the political institutions of the Reich which went back as far as the 1890s and which persisted beyond 1918. The book therefore reveals the Wilhelmine origins of Weimar's failure, as well as casting light on the origins of the Third Reich.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780521894227
ISBN-10: 0521894220
Format: Paperback
(228mm x 152mm x 31mm)
Pages: 556
Imprint: Cambridge University Press
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publish Date: 7-Nov-2002
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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