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Author Geiger, Mark W., author

Title Financial fraud and guerrilla violence in Missouri's Civil War, 1861-1865 / Mark W. Geiger
Published New Haven : Yale University Press, [2010]
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Description 1 online resource (ix, 306 pages) : illustrations, maps
Series Yale series in economic and financial history
Yale series in economic and financial history.
Contents Financial conspiracy -- New banks -- New bankers -- Insider lending -- The Unionists regain control -- Guerrillas -- The transformation of regional identity -- War and the administrative state
Summary Mark Geiger explores a financial conspiracy at the start of the American Civil War, the impact this had on the intensity of the guerilla campaigns in Missouri & the enduring ramifications for that state through the period of Reconstruction
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Bank fraud -- Missouri -- History -- 19th century.
Conspiracies -- Missouri -- History -- 19th century.
Fraud -- Missouri -- History -- 19th century.
Guerrillas -- Missouri -- History -- 19th century.
Regionalism -- Missouri -- History -- 19th century.
Violence -- Missouri -- History -- 19th century.
Missouri -- Economic conditions -- 19th century.
Missouri -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Finance.
Missouri -- Politics and government -- 1861-1865.
United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Finance.
Genre/Form History.
Form Electronic book
LC no. 2009047994
ISBN 0300151527 (electronic bk.)
9780300151527 (electronic bk.)