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History of Money: From Sandstone to Cyberspace

Weatherford, Jack

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ISBN 10: 0517599805 / ISBN 13: 9780517599808
Published by Crown Publishers, Inc., New York, New York, U.S.A., 1997
Condition: Fine Hardcover
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"Weatherford weaves global stories and histories to give a comprehensive, engaging look at the history of the world in terms of our dealings with money and barter, wealth and power. From the markets of Timbuktu to the New York Stock Exchange, from the tribal man's hut to the modern corporate boardroom, THE HISTORY OF MONEY explores how money and the myriad forms of exchange have affected humanity." This book has 288 pages. The book is a SIGNED PRESENTATION copy from the author, Jack Weatherford. Bookseller Inventory # 013581

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Title: History of Money: From Sandstone to ...

Publisher: Crown Publishers, Inc., New York, New York, U.S.A.

Publication Date: 1997

Binding: Hard Cover

Book Condition:Fine

Dust Jacket Condition: Fine

Signed: Signed by Author

Edition: Second Printing

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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.

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Jack Weatherford teaches at Macalester College.

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