List of Figures.
List of Tables.
Notes on Contributors.
World War I and the pre-World War I era.
1: Symmetry and Repetition Patterns in the History of the Bank of the United States.
2: The Banking Panic of 1873.
3: Gold Resumption and the Deflation of the 1870S.
4: The Great Merger Wave.
5: The Panic of 1893.
6: The Panic of 1907.
7: The Founding of the Federal Reserve System.
8: World War I.
9: The Classical Gold Standard.
The Interwar Era and World War II.
10: The 1920S.
11: The 1929 Stock Market Crash.
12: Britain's Withdrawal from the Gold Standard the End of an Epoch.
13: The Great Depression.
14: The Microeconomics of the New Deal During the Great Depression.
15: The Macroeconomic Impact of the New Deal.
16: Monetary Policy During the Great Depression.
17: World War II.
Post-World War II Era.
18: The Marshall Plan.
19: The Riots of the 1960s.
20: The Great Inflation of the 1970S.
21: Historical Oil Shocks.
22: The 1970s: The Decade the Phillips Curve Died.
23: The Rise and Fall of the Bretton Woods System.
24: Disinflation, 1979–1982.
25: The Rise of China.
26: The Rise of India.
27: The Bubble Burst and Stagnation of Japan.
28: The Demise of the Soviet Union.
29: Development of Trade Institutions and Advent of Globalization Since the End of World War II.
The Contemporary Era.
30: World Hyperinflations.
31: The Financial Crisis of 2007–2009.
32: Monetary Policy in 2008 and Beyond.
33: Retail Innovations in American Economic History: The Rise of Mass-Market Merchandisers.
34: Government Bailouts.
35: Government Debt, Entitlements, and the Economy.