1st Edition

The Role of Money
What it Should Be, Contrasted with What it Has Become

ISBN 9780415488914
Published October 10, 2008 by Routledge
236 Pages

USD $24.95

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Book Description

The Role of Money examines the mystery of money in its social aspect and illustrates what money now is, what is does and what it should do. The standpoint from which the book is written is that of the public. The significance of the 'money-power' of the state to issue money has been recently recognized by historians. Its key position in shaping the course of world events is here explained.

Included are:
* Chapters on the philosophic background
* The theory of money - Virtual Wealth
* The Evolution of Modern Money
* International Economic Relations
* Debts and Debt Redemption