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Published: 10 October 2019

272 Pages | 22 halftones


ISBN: 9780190603519

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All That Glittered

Britain's Most Precious Metal from Adam Smith to the Gold Rush

Timothy Alborn

  • Focuses on the intersection of money, business, and culture in the British empire
  • Enables a new understanding of the rise of the gold standard in Great Britain
  • Connects British views about gold to its attitudes about religion and society in continental Europe, Asia, and Latin America