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    DescriptionIn his most widely appealing book yet, cultural anthropologist Jack Weatherford traces our relationship with money. From primitive man's cowrie shells to the electronic cash card, from the markets of Timbuktu to the New York Stock Exchange, "The History of Money" explores how money and the myriad forms of exchange have affected humanity, and how they will continue to shape all aspects of our lives?economic, political, and personal. Praise for "The History of Money" ?A fascinating book about the force that makes the world go round?the dollars, pounds, francs, marks, bahts, ringits, kwansas, levs, biplwelles, yuans, quetzales, pa?angas, ngultrums, ouguiyas, and other 200-odd brand names that collectively make up the mysterious thing we call money.? ?"Los Angeles Times" ?"The History of Money" stockpiles fascinating anecdotes and shining insights into humanity's long obsession with its most coveted possession.? ?"Seattle Times" ?[An] engaging analysis of all things bought and sold.? ?"Hungry Mind Review" ?An entertaining, on-the-money introduction to precisely what makes the world go round.? ?"Kirkus Reviews"

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    The History of Money
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Jack Weatherford, Performed by Victor Bevine
    Physical properties
    Format: CD-Audio
    Width: 137 mm
    Height: 165 mm
    Thickness: 28 mm
    Weight: 249 g
    ISBN 13: 9781480591899
    ISBN 10: 1480591890

    B&T Book Type: NF
    BIC subject category V2: HBG
    BIC E4L: SOC
    B&T Merchandise Category: AUD
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: S3.2
    BIC subject category V2: JHM, KCZ, KCBM
    B&T General Subject: 750
    BIC subject category V2: KFC, KCP
    BISAC V2.8: HIS037000
    LC subject heading:
    Ingram Subject Code: JN
    Libri: I-JN
    BISAC V2.8: SOC002000
    DC21: 332.4
    BISAC V2.8: BUS001000
    DC22: 332.4
    BISAC V2.8: BUS023000, BUS045000
    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 57830
    LC subject heading:
    DC22: 332.4/9
    LC classification: HG231 .W4 2014
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    Publication date
    25 February 2014