Bank Notes and Shinplasters

Bank Notes and Shinplasters

for $ 34.95 , or download a preview

34.95 Bank Notes and Shinplasters

The colorful history of paper money before the Civil War

Before Civil War greenbacks and a national bank network established a uniform federal currency in the United States, the proliferation of loosely regulated banks saturated the early American republic with upwards of 10,000 unique and legal bank notes. This number does not even include the plethora of counterfeit bills and the countless shinplasters of questionable legality issued by unregulated merchants, firms,… (more)

Book Details  

Publisher: University of Pennsylvania Press (July 10, 2020)

Collection: American Business, Politics, and Society

Format: EPUB

Page count: 264 pages

File size: 6 MB

Protection: Watermark

Language: English

Look for similar items