In the Market: An Illustrated World History of the Financial Markets

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The impact of capital markets on every aspect of business and daily life at the dawn of the 21st century - and how those markets have evolved since antiquity - is explored in this illustrated volume. A chronological narrative explains the origins of market economies in the ancient world, tracing the evolution of markets from the Greek agora and medieval fairs to the first joint stock companies, and detailing the rise of today's commodity and financial markets. Accompanying this text are 17 highly visual features; each is ...

In the Market: An Illustrated World History of the Financial Markets 2001, Abbeville Press, New York, NY

ISBN-13: 9780789200143

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