The Resource Hostile money : currencies in conflict, Paul Wilson., (ebook)

Hostile money : currencies in conflict, Paul Wilson., (ebook)

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Hostile money : currencies in conflict
Title
Hostile money
Title remainder
currencies in conflict
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Paul Wilson.
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Language
eng
Summary
Money is with us every day, in daily transactions, stores of wealth or measures of debts. It measures the comfort and security in which we live and reflects the level of development of the countries and communities we inhabit. Out of control, money engenders inflation, while hoarding causes prices to collapse, taking with them businesses and jobs. But more than this, it possesses the power to make nations and fuel wars. Money is the subject of diplomacy and the tool of statesmen seeking to overthrow hostile regimes at home and abroad. Power over the issue of money shadows the transfer of political power over the centuries: from monarch to aristocracy to elected parliaments and unelected central banks. Hostile Money looks at currencies' role in revolution, war and civil war; its early importance as a privilege of the monarch and how that was undermined; the vital part money plays in creating new nations and as a means of exerting influence short of war on other nations. This is a history of money, and so much more
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Midwest
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Wilson, Paul
Dewey number
332.409
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Literary form
non fiction
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dictionaries
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  • Money
  • Money
  • Money
  • Money
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adult
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Hostile money : currencies in conflict, Paul Wilson., (ebook)
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multicolored
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  • online
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Digital content provided by hoopla
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9780750991780
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(electronic bk.)
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computer
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rdamedia
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MWT12398951
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remote
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MWT12398951
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Mode of access: World Wide Web
Label
Hostile money : currencies in conflict, Paul Wilson., (ebook)
Link
Publication
Distribution
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9780750991780
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Publisher number
MWT12398951
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
MWT12398951
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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