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The co host of the popular NPR podcast Planet Money provides a well researched entertaining somewhat irreverent look at how money is a made up thing that has evolved over time to suit humanitys changing needsMoney only works because we all agree to believe in it In Money Jacob Goldstein shows how money is a useful fiction that has shaped societies for thousands of years from the rise of coins in ancient Greece to the first stock market in Amsterdam to the emergence of shadow banking in the 21st centuryAt the heart of the story are the fringe thinkers and world leaders who reimagined money Kublai Khan the Mongol emperor created paper money backed by nothing centuries before it appeared in the west John Law a professional gambler and convicted murderer brought modern money to France and destroyed the countrys economy The cypherpunks a group of radical libertarian computer programmers paved the way for bitcoinOne thing they all realized what counts as money and what doesnt is the result of choices we make and those choices have a profound effect on who getsstuff and who gets less who gets to take risks when times are good and who gets screwed when things go bad Lively accessible and full of interesting details like the 43 pound copper coins that 17th century Swedes carried strapped to their backs Money is the story of the choices that gave us money as we know it today.

report mobile issue download Report an epub Report an issue PDF/EPUBThe co host of the popular NPR podcast Planet Money provides a well researched entertaining somewhat irreverent look at how money is a made up thing that has evolved over time to suit humanitys changing needsMoney only works because we all agree to believe in it In Money Jacob Goldstein shows how money is a useful fiction that has shaped societies for thousands of years from the rise of coins in ancient Greece to the first stock market in Amsterdam to the emergence of shadow banking in the 21st centuryAt the heart of the story are the fringe thinkers and world leaders who reimagined money Kublai Khan the Mongol emperor created paper money backed by nothing centuries before it appeared in the west John Law a professional gambler and convicted murderer brought modern money to France and destroyed the countrys economy The cypherpunks a group of radical libertarian computer programmers paved the way for bitcoinOne thing they all realized what counts as money and what doesnt is the result of choices we make and those choices have a profound effect on who getsstuff and who gets less who gets to take risks when times are good and who gets screwed when things go bad Lively accessible and full of interesting details like the 43 pound copper coins that 17th century Swedes carried strapped to their backs Money is the story of the choices that gave us money as we know it today.

❴PDF / Epub❵ ☂ Report an issue Author Join or create book clubs – Usobet.co The co host of the popular NPR podcast Planet Money provides a well researched entertaining somewhat irreverent look at how money is a made up thing that has evolved over time to suit humanitys changiThe co host of the popular NPR podcast Planet Money provides a well researched entertaining somewhat irreverent look at how money is a made up thing that has evolved over time to suit humanitys changing needsMoney only works because we all agree to believe in it In Money Jacob Goldstein shows how money is a useful fiction that has shaped societies for thousands of years from the rise of coins in ancient Greece to the first stock market in Amsterdam to the emergence of shadow banking in the 21st centuryAt the heart of the story are the fringe thinkers and world leaders who reimagined money Kublai Khan the Mongol emperor created paper money backed by nothing centuries before it appeared in the west John Law a professional gambler and convicted murderer brought modern money to France and destroyed the countrys economy The cypherpunks a group of radical libertarian computer programmers paved the way for bitcoinOne thing they all realized what counts as money and what doesnt is the result of choices we make and those choices have a profound effect on who getsstuff and who gets less who gets to take risks when times are good and who gets screwed when things go bad Lively accessible and full of interesting details like the 43 pound copper coins that 17th century Swedes carried strapped to their backs Money is the story of the choices that gave us money as we know it today.

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  1. Judy Botello Judy Botello says:

    PDF Join or create book clubs ↠ Report an issue eBook Ð Report an Kindle - ↠ report mobile, issue download, Report an epub, Report an issue PDF/EPUBAll history books should be written like this While packed with well researched information it reads like a fast moving series of fascinating human stories It’s compelling funny surp


  2. Ray Ivey Ray Ivey says:

    PDF Join or create book clubs ↠ Report an issue eBook Ð Report an Kindle - ↠ report mobile, issue download, Report an epub, Report an issue PDF/EPUBFor many years Jacob Goldstein has been explaining the world of money and finance to us on the show Planet Money Now he takes his trademark unfussy clarity wit intelligence and humor and sits us down and tells us the story of money Turns out money and currency is very much


  3. Mr B Mr B says:

    PDF Join or create book clubs ↠ Report an issue eBook Ð Report an Kindle - ↠ report mobile, issue download, Report an epub, Report an issue PDF/EPUBGoldstein is a witty nuanced writer who makes complex topics not only easy to digest but exciting This book will light up your prefrontal cortex with the frisson of intellectual discover


  4. bookaholic bookaholic says:

    PDF Join or create book clubs ↠ Report an issue eBook Ð Report an Kindle - ↠ report mobile, issue download, Report an epub, Report an issue PDF/EPUBThis is a new way to look at the history of money and what it actually means It made me think about it in a totally new way and i just love Goldsteins sense of humor Who knew money could be funny ?This is a must read for all economics and history classes It is a very smart and highly entertaining read


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