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Money: The Unauthorised Biography - Martin, Felix
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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 ...

Money: The Unauthorised Biography 2014, Vintage, London

ISBN-13: 9780099578529

Mass-market paperback

Money: The Unauthorised Biography 2014, Doubleday Canada

ISBN-13: 9780385678674