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A Cultural History Of Money

by Bill Maurer

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“Money is a matter of functions four: a medium, a measure, a standard, a store.” But money is always a medium of communication too, whether about price or about political conviction and authority, fealty, desire, or disdain. In a work that spans 4,500 years, 54 experts chart across six volumes how money has made "the world go round" and capture money's complexities in both substance and form.

Voume 1 – A Cultural History of Money in Antiquity (Edited by Stefan Krmnicek, University of Tuebingen, Germany

Voume 2 – A Cultural History of Money in the Medieval Age (Edited by Rory Naismith, University of Cambridge, UK)

Voume 3 – A Cultural History of Money in the Renaissance (Edited by Stephen Deng, Michigan State University, USA)

Voume 4 – A Cultural History of Money in the Age of Enlightenment (Edited by Christine Desan, Harvard University, USA)

Voume 5 – A Cultural History of Money in the Age of Empire (Edited by Federico Neiburg, Federal University of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil and Nigel Dodd, London School of Economics and Political Science, UK)

Voume 6 – A Cultural History of Money in the Modern Age (Edited by Taylor C. Nelms, Filene Research Institute, USA and David Pedersen, University of California San Diego, USA)

The Cultural Histories series offers an authoritative survey of a wide range of subjects throughout history. Each subject is looked at in Antiquity, the Medieval Age, the Renaissance, the Enlightenment, the Age of Empire and the Modern Age and thematic coverage is consistent across all periods so that users can either gain a broad overview of a period or follow a theme through the ages.

Hardback: 6 Volumes
Product Dimensions: 176 x 250 mm
ISBN: 9781474237390

Published by Bloomsbury