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The Library of Congress Presents "Money on the Road to Empire: Japan & Gold, 1873-1897"

Japan’s gold standard adoption of 1897 might have come from the country’s inability to raise foreign loans denominated in its own currency. This and other views are presented by Kluge Fellow Michael Schiltz.
Michael Schiltz is a postdoctoral researcher in the Department of Japanese Studies at the Katholieke Universiteit Leuven.
View the webcast here.