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The Secret Life of Groceries

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  • Category
  • Format
Mp3; M4b
  • File Size
170 MB
  • Year
2010
  • Listening Length
5 h and 37 min
  • Publisher
  • Narrator
Luke Arthurs
  • Language
English

The Secret Life of Groceries

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Money 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 century.

At 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 country’s economy). The cypherpunks, a group of radical libertarian computer programmers, paved the way for bitcoin.

File Size:   170 MB
Format: Mp3; M4b
Listening Length:  5 h and 37 min
Release Date: 2010-08-12
ISBN-10: 031641719X
ISBN-13: 978-0316417198
Publisher: Bulbink;
(August 12, 2010)
Language: English

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Narrator: Luke Arthurs

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The Secret Life of Groceries

4.7/5
| Audio Book
| In Stock

$10.00