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The History of Money

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Publisher Comments:

In his most widely appealing book yet, one of today's leading authors of popular anthropology looks at the intriguing history and peculiar nature of money, tracing our relationship with it from the time when primitive men exchanged cowrie shells to the imminent arrival of the all-purpose electronic cash card. 320 pp. Author tour. National radio publicity. 25,000 print.

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Traces the historical evolution of humankind's relationship with money, from ancient times to the present-day revolutionary transformation in the meaning and use of money as represented by the electronic cash card, and discusses the implications of such changes.

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Synopsis:

From primitive man's cowrie shells to the electronic cash card, from the markets of Timbuktu to the New York Stock Exchange, "The History of Money" explores how money and the myriad forms of exchange have affected humanity, and how they will continue to shape all aspects of our lives--economic, political, and personal.

Description:

Includes bibliographical references (p. [275]-281) and index.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780609801727
Author:
Weatherford, Jack
Author:
Weatherford, J. McIver
Publisher:
Crown Business
Location:
New York :
Subject:
History
Subject:
World
Subject:
Money & Monetary Policy
Subject:
Money
Subject:
Economic History
Subject:
Money -- History.
Subject:
World - General
Subject:
Business-History and Biography
Subject:
history;economics;money;non-fiction;business
Copyright:
Edition Number:
1st pbk. ed.
Edition Description:
Trade paper
Publication Date:
19980331
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
304
Dimensions:
8 x 5.19 x 0.6 in 0.5 lb

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"Synopsis" by , Traces the historical evolution of humankind's relationship with money, from ancient times to the present-day revolutionary transformation in the meaning and use of money as represented by the electronic cash card, and discusses the implications of such changes.
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"Synopsis" by , From primitive man's cowrie shells to the electronic cash card, from the markets of Timbuktu to the New York Stock Exchange, "The History of Money" explores how money and the myriad forms of exchange have affected humanity, and how they will continue to shape all aspects of our lives--economic, political, and personal.
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