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The sterling area 1945-1972

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The sterling area was an international monetary system that operated for almost 30 years after the end of the Second World War. Born from wartime exchange controls, it was initially a short-term response to global imbalances in the wake of the war and the failure of the new Bretton Woods institutions to support multilateral trade and payments. From 1945 to 1972, members of the sterling area agreed to maintain fixed exchange rates with sterling, to hold the bulk of their foreign exchange reser...

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
HUMS
Department:
History Faculty
Oxford college:
St Hilda's College
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Author
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0000-0003-4116-5883

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Publisher:
Springer Publisher's website
Host title:
Handbook of the History of Money and Currency
Place of publication:
Singapore
Publication date:
2018-05-24
Acceptance date:
2018-02-15
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EISBN:
9789811006227
Source identifiers:
833600
Language:
English
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2018-04-05

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