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The history of money : from sandstone to cyberspace / Jack Weatherford.

By: Weatherford, J. McIver.
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: New York : Three Rivers Press, c.1997Description: xv, 288 p. ; 21 cm.ISBN: 9780609801727.Subject(s): Money -- History | | BAEPS, Business Administration August 2016 DDC classification: 332.49
Contents:
Cannibals, chocolate, and cash -- fifth element -- premature death of money -- Knights of commerce -- Renaissance : new money for old art -- golden curse -- birth of the dollar -- devil's mint -- Metric money -- gold bug -- yellow brick road -- golden playpen of politics -- Wild money and the stealth tax -- cash ghetto -- Interlude in plastic -- erotic life of electronic money -- art of currency terror -- age of money.
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Baccah 332.49 WEA (Browse shelf) 24096 Available 000033251
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"Originally published in hardcover by Crown Publishers, Inc. in 1997."--T.p. verso.

Index : p. 283-288.

Bibliography : p. 275-281.

Cannibals, chocolate, and cash -- 2. The fifth element -- 3. The premature death of money -- 4. Knights of commerce -- 5. The Renaissance : new money for old art -- 6. The golden curse -- 7. The birth of the dollar -- 8. The devil's mint -- 9. Metric money -- 10. The gold bug -- 11. The yellow brick road -- 12. The golden playpen of politics -- 13. Wild money and the stealth tax -- 14. The cash ghetto -- 15. Interlude in plastic -- 16. The erotic life of electronic money -- 17. The art of currency terror -- 18. The age of money.

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