A History of Money: From Ancient Times to the Present Day

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University of Wales Press, 1996 - Business & Economics - 715 pages
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This work provides an account of the central importance of money in the ordinary business of different people throughout the ages, from ancient times to the present day. This revised and updated edition also covers: the Barings crisis and the report by the Bank of England on Barings Bank; the state of Japanese banking; changes in the financial scene in the United States; the UK housing market; and the phenomenon of negative equity.

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THE NATURE AND ORIGINS OF MONEY AND BARTER 132
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as old as the hills
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Modern barter and countertrading
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