The History of Money
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.
From the Hardcover edition.
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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - DLMorrese - LibraryThing
I saw this book while browsing at the library and thought it might be interesting. It is. I already knew a bit about the subject, although I didn't know that The Wizard of Oz was a satire about the ... Read full review
THE HISTORY OF MONEY: The Struggle Over Money from Sandstone to CyberspaceUser Review - Kirkus
An engagingly digressive audit of the mediums of exchange humankind has used and abused down through the years, from anthropologist Weatherford (Savages and Civilization, 1994, etc.). Drawing on a ... Read full review
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