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27 January 2015

496 Pages

9.7 x 6.7 inches

ISBN: 9780198709572

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Making Money

Coin, Currency, and the Coming of Capitalism

Christine Desan

  • An exciting new theory of the history of the modern monetary system, describing its origins and the eventual development of capitalism
  • Examines the constitutional influences of currency and the impact of government on money throughout history
  • Focuses on the added value of money as more than a simple commodity