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Author Feldman, Gerald D.

Title The great disorder : politics, economics, and society in the German inflation, 1914-1924 / Gerald D. Feldman.

Published New York : Oxford University Press, 1993.


Physical description xix, 1011 p. : ill. ; 26 cm.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. 945-968) and index.
Contents The German Inflation in Collective Memory and Economic History -- The Germany of Dr. Cornelius -- Pt. I. The First World War and the Origins of the German Inflation. 1. Financing the War. 2. War Economy and Inflation -- Pt. II. Managing the Crises: From the November Revolution to the Kapp Putsch. 3. The Economics of Revolution and Revolutionary Economics. 4. The Chaotic Path to Relative Stabilization, July 1919-March 1920 -- Pt. III. Relative Stabilization and Inflationary Reconstruction, April 1920-May 1921. 5. The Trials and Tribulations of Relative Stabilization. 6. What Kind of Reconstruction? The German Business Community Faces the Future -- Pt. IV. Reparations and the Domestic Management of the German Inflation. 7. The Presentation of the Bill. 8. The Domestic Politics of Fulfillment, May 1921-January 1922. 9. The Transition to Galloping Inflation. 10. The Vicious Circles: From Galloping Inflation to Hyperinflation, January-July 1922.
11. Stabilization Debates and Political Crises, August 1922-January 1923 -- Pt. V. Society, State, and Economy in the Hyperinflation of 1922. 12. The Year of Dr. Mabuse: The Hyperinflation and German Society in 1922. 13. Facing Disaster: The State and the "Productive Estates" on the Eve of the Ruhr Occupation -- Pt. VI. The Ruhr Crisis, End of the Mark, Currency Reform, and Stabilization. 14. A Disordered Fortress: Passive Resistance, the Cuno Government, and the Destruction of the German Mark. 15. The Politics of Currency Reform, August-October 1923. 16. The Politics of Stabilization, October-November 1923. 17. Saving the Stabilization, December 1923-April 1924 -- Epilogue: A Mortgaged Democracy.
Subject Inflation (Finance) -- Germany -- History -- 20th century.
Monetary policy -- Germany -- History -- 20th century.
Economic stabilization -- Germany.
Germany -- Economic policy -- 1918-1933.
Germany -- Economic conditions -- 1918-1945.
ISBN 019503791X (alk. paper)