Jack Weatherford The History of Money

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The History of Money

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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.
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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.

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Jack Weatherford is the author of the bestselling Genghis Khan and the Making of the Modern World (Crown, 2004), Savages and Civilization (Crown, 1993), Native Roots (Crown, 1990), and Indian Givers (Crown, 1988). He teaches at Macalester College and lives in St. Paul, Minnesota.

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Descrizione libro Random House USA Inc, United States, 1998. Paperback. Condizione libro: New. Reprint. Language: English . Brand New Book. Of all the changes that are rocking the world and promising to leave it a far less recognizable place, perhaps none is more fundamental than the revolutionary transformation of the meaning and use of money. As Jack Weatherford makes clear, we are already seeing the beginning of the third revolution of money. The first began with the invention of coins in Lydia nearly three thousand years ago and resulted in the original system of open and free markets. The second revolution occurred during the Italian Renaissance and eventually created the system of national banks and the paper money used for daily commerce. Now, on the cusp of the twenty-first century, we are undergoing another era in monetary history - that of electronic, or virtual, money. The new money will be responsible for radical changes in the international political economy and the organization of commercial enterprises. Weatherford weaves global stories and histories to give a comprehensive, engaging look at the history of the world in terms of our dealings with money and barter, wealth and power. From the markets of Timbuktu to the New York Stock Exchange, from the tribal man s hut to the modern corporate boardroom, The History of Money explores how money and the myriad forms of exchange have affected humanity. All aspects of our lives - economic, political, and personal - are influenced by money. And while we have progressed into an extremely sophisticated international exchange, some basic facts have remained the same: We still exchange money for services and goods; debt is not a new concept; and money does, indeed, make the world go round. Codice libro della libreria AA99780609801727

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Descrizione libro Random House USA Inc, United States, 1998. Paperback. Condizione libro: New. Reprint. Language: English . Brand New Book. Of all the changes that are rocking the world and promising to leave it a far less recognizable place, perhaps none is more fundamental than the revolutionary transformation of the meaning and use of money. As Jack Weatherford makes clear, we are already seeing the beginning of the third revolution of money. The first began with the invention of coins in Lydia nearly three thousand years ago and resulted in the original system of open and free markets. The second revolution occurred during the Italian Renaissance and eventually created the system of national banks and the paper money used for daily commerce. Now, on the cusp of the twenty-first century, we are undergoing another era in monetary history - that of electronic, or virtual, money. The new money will be responsible for radical changes in the international political economy and the organization of commercial enterprises. Weatherford weaves global stories and histories to give a comprehensive, engaging look at the history of the world in terms of our dealings with money and barter, wealth and power. From the markets of Timbuktu to the New York Stock Exchange, from the tribal man s hut to the modern corporate boardroom, The History of Money explores how money and the myriad forms of exchange have affected humanity. All aspects of our lives - economic, political, and personal - are influenced by money. And while we have progressed into an extremely sophisticated international exchange, some basic facts have remained the same: We still exchange money for services and goods; debt is not a new concept; and money does, indeed, make the world go round. Codice libro della libreria AA99780609801727

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Descrizione libro Random House USA Inc, United States, 1998. Paperback. Condizione libro: New. Reprint. Language: English . This book usually ship within 10-15 business days and we will endeavor to dispatch orders quicker than this where possible. Brand New Book. Of all the changes that are rocking the world and promising to leave it a far less recognizable place, perhaps none is more fundamental than the revolutionary transformation of the meaning and use of money. As Jack Weatherford makes clear, we are already seeing the beginning of the third revolution of money. The first began with the invention of coins in Lydia nearly three thousand years ago and resulted in the original system of open and free markets. The second revolution occurred during the Italian Renaissance and eventually created the system of national banks and the paper money used for daily commerce. Now, on the cusp of the twenty-first century, we are undergoing another era in monetary history - that of electronic, or virtual, money. The new money will be responsible for radical changes in the international political economy and the organization of commercial enterprises. Weatherford weaves global stories and histories to give a comprehensive, engaging look at the history of the world in terms of our dealings with money and barter, wealth and power. From the markets of Timbuktu to the New York Stock Exchange, from the tribal man s hut to the modern corporate boardroom, The History of Money explores how money and the myriad forms of exchange have affected humanity. All aspects of our lives - economic, political, and personal - are influenced by money. And while we have progressed into an extremely sophisticated international exchange, some basic facts have remained the same: We still exchange money for services and goods; debt is not a new concept; and money does, indeed, make the world go round. Codice libro della libreria BTE9780609801727

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Descrizione libro Three Rivers Press. Paperback. Condizione libro: New. Paperback. 304 pages. Dimensions: 7.9in. x 5.1in. x 0.7in.In his most widely appealing book yet, one of todays 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. This item ships from multiple locations. Your book may arrive from Roseburg,OR, La Vergne,TN. Paperback. Codice libro della libreria 9780609801727

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