The Greenback Era by Irwin Unger

"The Greenback Era" is a comprehensive exploration of the post-Civil War economic and political turmoil in the United States, focusing on the era's monetary policy debates. The book delves into the Greenback movement, which advocated for the continued use of paper money not backed by gold or silver to help debtors, and the subsequent economic and political consequences. The narrative provides valuable insights into the complexities of American capitalism, the intersection of politics and economics, and the struggle between different socio-economic classes.

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