The evolution of money / by David Orrell and Roman Chlupaty
By: Orrell, David.
Contributor(s): Chlupaty, Roman.Publisher: New York : Columbia University Press, 2016Description: 309 p. ; 24 cm.ISBN: 9780231173728.Subject(s): Money | Currency | Bitcoin | SocietyOnline resources: Download as an eBook
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Origins -- The money magnet -- Virtual money -- New world -- A wonderful machine -- The money power -- Solid gold economics -- New money -- Changing the dominant monetary regime, bit by bitcoin -- Utopia.
Considers the history and future of money, from debt tablets in Mesopotamia to cryptocurrencies. Presents a discourse in current issues that money affects, including the dilemmas facing society.