The History of Money

Category: Book
By (author): Weatherford, Jack
Subject:  BUSINESS & ECONOMICS / Economic History
  BUSINESS & ECONOMICS / International / General
  BUSINESS & ECONOMICS / Money & Monetary Policy
Publisher: Crown
Published: March 1998
Format: Book-paperback
Pages: 304
Size: 7.97in x 5.05in x 0.66in
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From The Publisher*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.
Biographical NoteJack Weatherford is the New York Times bestselling author of Genghis Khan and the Making of the Modern WorldIndian Givers: How the Indians of the Americas Transformed the WorldThe 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 professor of anthropology at Macalester College in Minnesota and now divides his time between the United States and Mongolia.