A Cultural History of Money

Individual volume editors ensure the cohesion of the whole and, to make this resource easier to use, chapter titles are identical across each of the volumes.

A Cultural History of Money

A Cultural History of Money

“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. Individual volume editors ensure the cohesion of the whole and, to make it as easy as possible to use, chapter titles are identical across each of the volumes. This gives the choice of reading about a specific period in one of the volumes, or following a theme across history by reading the relevant chapter in each of the six.The six volumes cover: 1 - Antiquity (2500 BCE-500 CE); 2 - Medieval Age (500-1400); 3 - Renaissance (1400-1680); 4 - Age of Enlightenment (1680-1820); 5 - Age of Empire (1820-1920); 6 - Modern Age (1920-present).Themes (and chapter titles) are: Money and its Technologies; Money and its Ideas; Money, Ritual, and Religion; Money and the Everyday; Money, Art, and Representation; Money and its Interpretation; Money and the Issues of the AgeThe total extent of the pack is approximately 1,680 pages. Each volume opens with a Series Preface, an Introduction, and Notes on Contributors and concludes with Notes, Bibliography, and an Index.

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A Cultural History of Money
Language: en
Pages: 198
Authors: Bill Maurer, Stefan Krmnicek, Rory Naismith, Stephen Deng, Christine Desan, Federico Neiburg, Taylor Nelms
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Type: BOOK - Published: 2019 - Publisher:

“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
A Cultural History of Money
Language: en
Pages: 198
Authors: Bill Maurer, Stefan Krmnicek, Stephen Deng, Rory Naismith, Christine Desan, Federico Neiburg, Taylor Nelms
Categories:
Type: BOOK - Published: 2019 - Publisher:

“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
A Cultural History of Money in Antiquity
Language: en
Pages: 198
Authors: Stefan Krmnicek, Bill Maurer
Categories: Electronic books
Type: BOOK - Published: 2019 - Publisher:

"The origins of the modern, Western concept of money can be traced back to the earliest electrum coins that were produced in Asia Minor in the seventh century BCE. While other forms of currency (shells, jewelry, silver ingots) were in widespread use long before this, the introduction of coinage aided
A Cultural History of Money
Language: en
Pages: 1824
Authors: Bill Maurer, Christine Desan
Categories: Antiques & Collectibles
Type: BOOK - Published: 2019-04-04 - Publisher: Cultural Histories

A Cultural History of Money presents an authoritative survey from ancient times to the present. The set of six volumes charts how money has made the world go around over four millennia and how its multiple materialities and meanings have shaped, and been shaped by, the broader social and cultural
A Cultural History of Money
Language: en
Pages: 231
Authors: Bill Maurer, Christine Desan, Stefan Krmnicek, Rory Naismith, Stephen Deng, Federico Neiburg, Taylor Nelms
Categories: Antiques & Collectibles
Type: BOOK - Published: 2019 - Publisher:

“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

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