Stuff and Money in the Time of the French Revolution

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"This book writes a new history of money. It uses one of the most infamous examples of monetary innovation, the assignats--a currency initially defined by French revolutionaries as circulating land--to demonstrate that money is as much a social and political mediator as it is an economic instrument. Following the assignats from creation to abandonment, the book focuses on the slippages that so quickly arose between policies and practice, between intentions and outcomes. Stuff and Money is also a new history of the French ...

Stuff and Money in the Time of the French Revolution 2017, Harvard University Press, Cambridge

ISBN-13: 9780674975422

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Stuff and Money in the Time of the French Revolution 2015, Harvard University Press, Cambridge

ISBN-13: 9780674047037

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