Money: Whence It Came, Where It Went

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The noted economist-diplomat traces the evolution of money and of the institutions and techniques for its management and mismanagement from Lydian coinage to current inflation.

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"Moneyremains the best introduction to the subject available. It is a classic in the history of money and finance."--Steven Pressman, editor of The Legacy of John Kenneth Galbraith

"Moneyis a book of perennial importance. Galbraith demonstrates a prescient insight and keen alertness to financial volatility and rising inequality."--Richard Parker, Harvard Kennedy School

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John Kenneth Galbraith (1908–2006) was one of the most influential economists of the twentieth century. He was professor of economics at Harvard University and served as U.S. ambassador to India during the Kennedy administration. He wrote more than fifty books, including American Capitalism, The Affluent Society, and The New Industrial State (Princeton).

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