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From the ancient barter system to cyber credit, this reference work is an investment in fiscal literacy.
· Over 300 A–Z entries describe the major innovations, experiments, triumphs, and disasters in the development of a viable medium of exchange
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What do whale teeth, rice, seashells, feathers, cocoa beans, furs, salt, and tobacco have in common? They were all used as currency. This volume tells the story of money, from early barter commodities to the ubiquitous credit cards of today.About the Author:
Larry Allen is professor of economics at Lamar University in Beaumont, TX.
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