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Dr Guttmann on collapse of Deutsche Mark in 1920s

Title
Dr Guttmann on collapse of Deutsche Mark in 1920s
Genre
Interview
TX Date
Unknown
Year of production
1975
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Duration
00:04:55
Description
Interview with economic historian Dr William Guttmann on the collapse of the Deutsche Mark in Germany during the 1920s. Guttmann was a German student at the time and he describes the ensuing chaos, and also the final recovery when the economy stabilised. The interview coincides with the publication of his book, The Great Inflation, Germany 1919-23. Male interviewer not identified.
Contributors
William Guttmann
Keywords
Inflation; Economics; Currency devaluation; Germany; Economic recession; Economic recovery; Currencies; William Guttmann

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