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Title From the Athenian tetradrachm to the euro : studies in European monetary integration / edited by Philip L. Cottrell, Gérassimos Notaras and Gabriel Tortella ; co-editors, Monika Pohle Fraser and Iain L. Fraser
Published Aldershot, England ; Burlington, VT : Ashgate Publ., [2007]
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Description 1 online resource (xxii, 188 pages : illustrations)
Series Studies in banking and financial history
Studies in banking history.
Contents Preface : from the Athenian tetradrachm to the euro / Theodoros B. Karatzas -- Common currency from antiquity : plus ça change, plus c'est la même chose / Ioannis Touratsoglou -- Monetary integration in the Roman Empire / Juan Carlos Martinez Oliva -- 'One money for an empire' : achievements and limitations of Byzantium's currency from Constantine the Great to the fall of Constantinople / Cécile Morrisson -- On the history of German monetary union / Richard H. Tilly -- The Latin monetary union revisited once again / Marcello de Cecco -- The Scandinavian monetary union 1873-1924 / Lars Jonung -- The gold standard : a view from the periphery / Pablo Martín-Aceña -- The Bretton Woods agreements : a monetary theory perspective / Filippo Cesarano -- The European monetary system / Michael Artis -- European monetary union : a project of promise and risk / Paul De Grauwe -- From the Athenian tetradrachm to the euro : some concluding remarks / Vitor Gaspar
Summary With the introduction of the euro much recent attention has been focused on the role of currencies and their national and international significance. Covering a time span of some two and a half millennia, the contributions within this volume consider aspects of the European experience from classical antiquity until the beginning of the twenty first century
Notes Title from e-book title screen (viewed Jan. 29, 2008)
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 166-180) and index
Subject Monetary policy -- Europe -- History.
Monetary unions -- Europe -- History.
Europe -- Economic integration -- History.
Genre/Form History.
Form Electronic book
Author Cottrell, P. L., 1944-
Notaras, Gerasimos.
Tortella Casares, Gabriel.
LC no. 2006018632
ISBN 075468430X (electronic bk.)
9780754684305 (electronic bk.)