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A history of money

A history of money

Author: Glyn Davies
Publisher: Cardiff : University of Wales Press, 2016.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : English : Fourth editionView all editions and formats
"A History of Money looks at how money as we know it developed through time. Starting with the barter system, the basic function of exchanging goods evolved into a monetary system based on coins made up of precious metals and, from the 1500s onwards, financial systems were established through which money became intertwined with commerce and trade, to settle by the mid-1800s into a stable system based upon Gold. This  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Ressources Internet
Additional Physical Format: Version imprimée :
Davies, Glyn, 1919-2003.
History of money.
Cardiff University of Wales Press, 2016
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Glyn Davies
ISBN: 9781783163106 1783163100
OCLC Number: 1023763475
Description: 1 ressource en ligne : illustrations.
Contents: The Nature and Origins of Money and Barter --
From Primitive and Ancient Money to the Invention of Coinage, 3000–600 BC --
The Development of Greek and Roman Money, 600 BD–AD 410 --
The Penny and the Pound in Medieval European Money, 410–1485 --
The Expansion of Trade and Finance, 1485–1640 --
The Birth and Early Growth of British Banking, 1640–1789 --
The Ascendancy of Sterling, 1789–1914 --
British Monetary Development in the Twentieth Century --
American Monetary Development since 1700 --
Aspects of Monetary Development in Europe and Asia --
Money and Debt in Developing Nations during the Twentieth and Twenty-First Centuries --
Further towards a Global Currency 1990–2015 --
Conclusion: The Role of Money in a Global Economy.
Responsibility: Glyn Davies.


The complete history of money from the barter system to the gold standard, eventually to the modern financial world and beyond.  Read more...


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