The History Of Money by Jack WeatherfordThe History Of Money by Jack Weatherford

The History Of Money

byJack Weatherford

Paperback | March 10, 1998

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In his most widely appealing book yet, one of today's leading authors of popular anthropology looks at the intriguing history and peculiar nature of money, tracing our relationship with it from the time when primitive men exchanged cowrie shells to the imminent arrival of the all-purpose electronic cash card. 320 pp. Author tour. National radio publicity. 25,000 print.


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Jack Weatherford is the New York Times bestselling author of Genghis Khan and the Making of the Modern World, Indian Givers: How the Indians of the Americas Transformed the World, The Secret History of the Mongol Queens, and The History of Money, among other acclaimed books. A specialist in tribal peoples, he was for many years a profe...
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Title:The History Of MoneyFormat:PaperbackDimensions:304 pages, 8.01 × 5.25 × 0.63 inPublished:March 10, 1998Publisher:The Crown Publishing Group

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0609801724

ISBN - 13:9780609801727

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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.