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Money through history

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Published by Heinemann Library in Chicago, Ill .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

StatementLori McManus
SeriesUnderstanding money
Classifications
LC ClassificationsHG221.5 .M36 2011
The Physical Object
Paginationp. cm.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24384404M
ISBN 109781432946364, 9781432946432
LC Control Number2010038050

At many times in history countries have risked economic turmoil to artificially increase the value of their currency. The issue with Diocletian’s new money, however, was that it did the opposite. There was more gold in the coins than the face value stamped on them; the denomination on the coin lowered its value.


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The history of money concerns the development of social systems that provide at least one of the functions of systems can be understood as means of trading wealth indirectly; not directly as with barter.

Money is a mechanism that facilitates this process. Money may take a physical form as in coins and notes, or may exist as a written or electronic account. The History of Money 4 the origin of our words "money" and "monnaie".

Power, Money, Land and Debt Throughout history, the people who have had most power have almost been rich. At the height of her empire in the 5th century BC, Athens forced all File Size: 80KB. Money, in some form, has been part of human history for at least the last 3, years.

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