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One Nation Under Gold

How One Precious Metal Has Dominated the American Imagination for Four Centuries

by James Ledbetter

Hardcover, 380 pages, W W Norton & Co Inc, List Price: $28.95 |

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One Nation Under Gold
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How One Precious Metal Has Dominated the American Imagination for Four Centuries
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James Ledbetter

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An account of America's historical obsession with gold documents events ranging from the search for El Dorado to FDR's ban on private gold ownership, sharing insights into its current influences on the economy and human psyche.

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'One Nation Under Gold' Explores America's Obsession With One Precious Metal

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