The Theory of Money and Credit by Ludwig von MisesFirst published, 1912. Translated from the German by H. E. Batson. Liberty Fund,Indianapolis, 1981. © 1980 by Bettina Bien Greaves.
Foreword, by Murray N. Rothbard (1981)Preface to the New Edition (1952)Introduction, by Lionel Robbins (1934)Earlier prefaces
Part I The Nature of Money
I.1 The Function of MoneyI.2 On the Measurement of ValueI.3 The Various Kinds of MoneyI.4 Money and the StateI.5 Money as an Economic GoodI.6 The Enemies of Money
Part II The Value of Money
II.7 The Concept of the Value of MoneyII.8 The Determinants of the Objective Exchange Value, or Purchasing Power, of MoneyII.9 The Problem of the Existence of Local Differences in the Objective Exchange Value of MoneyII.10 The Exchange Ratio Between Money of Different KindsII.11 The Problem of Measuring the Objective Exchange Value of Money and Variations in ItII.12 The Social Consequences of Variations in the Objective Exchange Value of MoneyII.13 Monetary PolicyII.14 The Monetary Policy of Etatism
Part III Money and Banking
III.15 The Business of BankingIII.16 The Evolution of Fiduciary MediaIII.17 Fiduciary Media and the Demand for MoneyIII.18 The Redemption of Fiduciary MediaIII.19 Money, Credit, and InterestIII.20 Problems of Credit PolicyPart IV Monetary ReconstructionIV.21 The Principle of Sound MoneyIV.22 Contemporary Currency SystemsIV.23 The Return to Sound MoneyAppendix AAppendix BBiographical NoteSilver Demereteia of SyracuseFootnotesAbout the Book and Author