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Earlier in the summer I read
Fiat Money Inflation In France (review & download page) (cached pdf) (1896) by Andrew Dickson White (wikipedia), a largely-unknown story of a major factor behind French Revolution.
"There are limitations to the powers of governments and of peoples that inhere in the constitut...
An old discussion on Smaulgld about things on this page and monetary history in general terms. There's a few errors in the discussion with exact dates and stuff, but they shouldn't detract from what's interesting and can be used for further research.