Recent publications

Barreyre_CouvLivreNicolas Barreyre, L’or et la liberté. Une histoire spatiale des Etats-Unis après la guerre de Sécession, Paris, Editions de l’EHESS, 2014 : http://editions.ehess.fr/ouvrages/ouvrage/lor-et-la-liberte/

 

 

D’Maris Coffman, Adrian Leonard, Larry Neal (eds), Questioning Credible Commitment. Perspectives on the Rise of Financial Capitalism, Cambridge, Cambridge University Press, 2013 : http://www.cambridge.org/at/academic/subjects/economics/macroeconomics-and-monetary-economics/questioning-credible-commitment-perspectives-rise-financial-capitalism

Kristy Ironside, « Rubles for Victory. The Social Dynamics of State Fundraising on the Soviet Home Front », Kritika. Explorations in Russian and Eurasian History, 15-4, 2014 : http://muse.jhu.edu/login?auth=0&type=summary&url=/journals/kritika/v015/15.4.ironside.html

20821319Adam Tooze, The Deluge. America, the Great War and the Remaking of Global Order, 1916-1931, Viking, 2014. Recension in The Guardian: http://www.theguardian.com/books/2014/jun/01/the-deluge-the-great-war-remaking-global-order-review-bold-analysis-adam-tooze

What can we learn from the 1953 London debt agreement?

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The 1953 London debt agreement has become a critical issue in the European and international public sphere since the beginning of 2015, when Syriza came to power. But what do we really know about this agreement ? What was the context in which 50% of the German foreign debt was written down by its former creditors ? Here is a seminal piece written by sociologist Timothy Guinnane in 2006, in which he warned against the misunderstanding of the historical circumstances of the early 1950s.

http://www.econ.yale.edu/growth_pdf/cdp880.pdf