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Making money : coin, currency, and the coming of capitalism / Christine Desan
Bib ID 7125122
Format BookBook [text, volume]
Author
Desan, Christine, author
 
Edition First edition. 
Description Oxford, United Kingdom : Oxford University Press, 2014 
©2014 
xxii, 478 pages : illustrations, facsimiles ; 26 cm 
ISBN 9780198709572 (hardback)
0198709579 (hardback)
Full contents
  • 1. Creation stories
  • 2. From metal to money
  • 3. Commodity money as an extreme sport
  • 4. The high politics of medieval money
  • 5. The social stratigraphy of coin and credit in late medieval England
  • 6. Priming the pump
  • 7. Interests, rights, and the currency of public debt
  • 8. Reinventing money
  • 9. Re-theorizing money
  • 10. The 18th century architecture of modern money
 
Notes

Includes bibliographical references (pages [435]-456) and index.

Subjects Money -- History.
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