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Before Babylon, beyond Bitcoin : from money that we understand to money that understands us

Author: David Birch
Publisher: [London] : London Publishing Partnership, [2017]
Series: Perspectives (London Publishing Partnership)
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Money is changing, and this book looks at where the technology of money might be taking us in the future. Technology has moved our concept of money from physical things, to unseen bits of  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Electronic books
History
Additional Physical Format: (OCoLC)987044014
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: David Birch
ISBN: 9781907994661 1907994661
OCLC Number: 990337387
Description: 1 online resource (xvi, 264 pages) : illustrations.
Contents: Foreword by Andrew Haldane; Foreword by Brett King; Preface; Introduction; part i; the past: money that we understand; Chapter 1; Money is a technology; Chapter 2; 1066 and all that; Chapter 3; Money and markets; Chapter 4; Crises and progress; part ii; the present: money that we think we understand; Chapter 5; Goodbye Pony Express; Chapter 6; Consumer technology; Chapter 7; Moving to mobile; Chapter 8; The case against cash; Chapter 9; Why keep cash?; Chapter 10; Thinking about the cashless economy; Chapter 11; After the gold rush; part iii; the future: money that ­understands us; Chapter 12 Seeds of the futureChapter 13; Counting on cryptography; Chapter 14; Who will make money?; Chapter 15; Reimagining money; Chapter 16; Back to the future; Chapter 17; The next money; Chapter 18; Coda: a manifesto for cashlessness; Appendix: around the cashless world; Bibliography
Series Title: Perspectives (London Publishing Partnership)
Responsibility: David G.W. Birch.

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"David Birch brings out in rich and lucid detail the full historical journey money has been undertaking and the technological revolutions it has encountered en route. Historical scholars, Read more...

 
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