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History Of Money

Author : Glyn Davies
ISBN : 9781783162765
Genre : Business & Economics
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This is a straight-forward, readable account, written with the minimum of jargon, of the central importance of money in the ordinary business of the life of different people throughout the ages from ancient times to the present day. It includes the Barings crisis and the report by the Bank of England on Barings Bank; up-to-date information on the state of Japanese banking and the changes in the financial scene in the US. It also touches on the US housing market and the problem of negative equity. The paradox of why more coins than ever before are required in an increasingly cashless society is clearly explained, as is the role of the Euro coin as the lowest common denominator in Europe's controversial single currency system. The final section provides evidence to suggest that for most of the world's richer countries the era of persistent inflation may well be at an end. This new edition is updated and takes account of important recent developments such as the independence of the Bank of England, the introduction of Euro notes and coins from 1st of January 2002 and developments in electronic money.
Category: Business & Economics

Cowries Coins Credit

Author : Gerry Bailey
ISBN : 0756516765
Genre : Juvenile Nonfiction
File Size : 44.67 MB
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Presents a history of money and coinage from the time of bartering through the most recent uses of checks and credit cards for making monetary transactions.
Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

The History Of Money

Author : Jack Weatherford
ISBN : 0307556743
Genre : Business & Economics
File Size : 33.40 MB
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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. From the Hardcover edition.
Category: Business & Economics

The History Of Money

Author : Dana Meachen Rau
ISBN : 9781433942495
Genre : Juvenile Nonfiction
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This book looks at the story of money from the bartering systems of long ago to today's types of currency. Also features activities in trade and bartering.
Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

History Of Money For Understanding Economics

Author : Vincent Lannoye
ISBN : 9781480200661
Genre : Business & Economics
File Size : 77.21 MB
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Money is the key to learning economics. If the monetary system is well understood, it will clarify seemingly impenetrable economic events. The History of Money for Understanding Economics is indeed the indispensable reference to decrypt economics, and it does so in an enthralling way, from antiquity to the present day, with readily accessible language. This book answers questions such as: How did money and banking appear? Why did gold coins vanish after circulating for centuries? What is inflation? What is the IMF? The History of Money for Understanding Economics also explains new interpretations of history that have underscored how monetary changes have catalyzed events from the fall of the Roman Empire to World War II and beyond. Considering such past monetary influences, Lannoye challenges the reader with a monetary innovation to speed up the economy (and finance a green economy).
Category: Business & Economics

A History Of Money

Author : John F Chown
ISBN : 9781134775781
Genre : Business & Economics
File Size : 61.8 MB
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This book presents a detailed and surprising history of money from Charlemagne's reform in approximately AD800 to the end of the Silver Wars in 1896. It also summarizes twentieth century developments and places them in their historical context.
Category: Business & Economics

The History Of Money

Author : Martin Jenkins
ISBN : 9780763674120
Genre : Juvenile Nonfiction
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With clarity and humor, Martin Jenkins and Satoshi Kitamura take readers on a fascinating tour of the history of money. What can take the form of a stone with a hole in the middle, a string of shells, a piece of paper, or a plastic card? The answer is money, of course. But when did we start using it? And why? What does money have to do with writing? And how do taxes and interest work? From the Stone Age to modern banking, this lighthearted and engaging account traces the history of the stuff that makes the world go round.
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The History Of Money

Author : Patricia Armentrout
ISBN : 1571031189
Genre : Money
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Examines the history of money, including the barter system, early trade in North America, unusual types of money such as huge stone disks and salt bars, and the first paper money.
Category: Money

History Of Monetary Systems

Author : Alexander Del Mar
ISBN : 9780898750621
Genre : Business & Economics
File Size : 69.39 MB
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This book covers the history of money and finance. It is the result of fifteen years of research by the author, Alexander Del Mar, in great libraries and coin collections of Europe. He traced the historical development in all ages of which any coinage or other numismatic remains exist. He reveals in the great states of antiquity that money was a pillar of the constitution, its usage, its meaning in different countries at different times and how private coinage originated. It describes it's physical component and the discussion about its value, whether the value of money constitutes the metal or paper from which it is made or its numerical relation, and what governmental body should control this.
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