Money: The Unauthorised Biography by Felix Martin

Money: The Unauthorised Biography by Felix Martin

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What is money, and how does it work? This book unfolds a panoramic secret history and explains the truth about money: what it is, where it comes from, and how it works. It rearranges your understanding of the world and shows how money can once again become the powerful force for freedom we have ever known.

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What is money, and how does it work? The conventional answer is that people once used sugar in the West Indies, tobacco in Virginia, and dried cod in Newfoundland, and that today's financial universe evolved from barter. Unfortunately, there is a problem with this story. It's wrong. And not just wrong, but dangerous. Money: the Unauthorised Biography unfolds a panoramic secret history and explains the truth about money: what it is, where it comes from, and how it works. Drawing on stories from throughout human history and around the globe, Money will radically rearrange your understanding of the world and shows how money can once again become the most powerful force for freedom we have ever known.

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SKU GOR005814815
Title Money: The Unauthorised Biography
Author By (author) Felix Martin
Condition VERYGOOD
Binding Type Paperback
Publisher Vintage Publishing
Year Published 2014
Number of Pages 352
ISBN 10 0099578522
ISBN 13 9780099578529
Edition N/A
Prizes N/A
Cover Note: Book picture is for illustrative purposes only, actual cover or edition may vary.
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What is money, and how does it work? The conventional answer is that people once used sugar in the West Indies, tobacco in Virginia, and dried cod in Newfoundland, and that today's financial universe evolved from barter. Unfortunately, there is a problem with this story. It's wrong. And not just wrong, but dangerous. Money: the Unauthorised Biography unfolds a panoramic secret history and explains the truth about money: what it is, where it comes from, and how it works. Drawing on stories from throughout human history and around the globe, Money will radically rearrange your understanding of the world and shows how money can once again become the most powerful force for freedom we have ever known.
Additional Information

Additional Information

SKU GOR005814815
Title Money: The Unauthorised Biography
Author By (author) Felix Martin
Condition VERYGOOD
Binding Type Paperback
Publisher Vintage Publishing
Year Published 2014
Number of Pages 352
ISBN 10 0099578522
ISBN 13 9780099578529
Edition N/A
Prizes N/A
Cover Note: Book picture is for illustrative purposes only, actual cover or edition may vary.
Note: NULL