The Rise and Fall of the Dollar, or When Did the Dollar Replace Sterling as the Leading Reserve Currency?

  title={The Rise and Fall of the Dollar, or When Did the Dollar Replace Sterling as the Leading Reserve Currency?},
  author={Barry Eichengreen and Marc Flandreau},
  journal={Economic History},
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