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Bankers and Bolsheviks

Hassan Malik


Following an unprecedented economic boom fed by foreign investment, the Russian Revolution triggered the worst sovereign default in history. This book tells the dramatic story of this boom and bust, chronicling the forgotten experiences of leading financiers of the age. Shedding critical new light on the decision making of the powerful personalities who acted as the gatekeepers of international finance, the book explains how they channeled foreign capital into Russia in the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries. While economists have long relied on quantitative analysis to grapple with ... More

Keywords: Russian Revolution, government intervention, cultural influence, bankers, Bolsheviks, sovereign default

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2018 Print ISBN-13: 9780691170169
Published to Princeton Scholarship Online: May 2019 DOI:10.23943/princeton/9780691170169.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Hassan Malik, author
Ned Davis Research Group