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World Monetary Units: An Historical Dictionary, Country by Country

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Publisher Comments:

From Afghanistan to Zimbabwe, this comprehensive reference work covers the monetary systems of 203 countries and four confederations. An introductory chapter explains the arrangement of the information and the conventions that are used for spelling, foreign diction and uncommon monetary symbols and abbreviations. The major section, the dictionary, provides historical and orhographical information for all monetary systems according to country.

Book News Annotation:

This reference covers the monetary systems of more than 200 countries. Chronologies show the evolution of each monetary unit, and orthographies summarize the commonly accepted English spelling of the unit names as well as known abbreviations and symbols. A glossary defines the unit names and reveals their etymologies. Other supplemental material found in the appendix includes tables of standard monetary abbreviations and symbols and a list of current central banks and their websites. Retired college professor Berlin is the author of over 30 books on diverse subjects.
Annotation 2006 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

Book News Annotation:

This reference covers the monetary systems of more than 200 countries. Chronologies show the evolution of each monetary unit, and orthographies summarize the commonly accepted English spelling of the unit names as well as known abbreviations and symbols. A glossary defines the unit names and reveals their etymologies. Other supplemental material found in the appendix includes tables of standard monetary abbreviations and symbols and a list of current central banks and their websites. Retired college professor Berlin is the author of over 30 books on diverse subjects. Annotation ©2006 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

Product Details

ISBN:
9780786420803
Subtitle:
An Historical Dictionary, Country by Country
Publisher:
McFarland & Company
Author:
Berlin, Howard M.
Subject:
History
Subject:
Money & Monetary Policy
Subject:
Money
Subject:
World - General
Subject:
Dictionaries - General
Publication Date:
December 2005
Binding:
Hardcover
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Y
Pages:
229
Dimensions:
10.28x7.22x.78 in. 1.25 lbs.

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