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The First 5, 000 Years [Paperback] [2012] (Author) David Graeber

Before there was money, there was debt Every economics textbook says the same thing: Money was invented to replace onerous and complicated barter systems—to relieve ancient people from having to haul their goods to market. The problem with this version of history? There’s not a shred of evidence to support it.Here anthropologist David Graeber prese...
Publish Date
2012
January 1
First Published in 2011
Goodreads rating
4.16
ISBN
9781612194196
Recommendations
2
Recommendations
The most fascinating book I've read all year in 2015.      source
Five political/economics books that 🌅 🧠 - Origins of Political Order: Civilization = institutions - Political Order / Decay: Gridlock is state failure - Debt, First 5000 Years: Money != exchange - Capital In 21st Century: Who gets growth? - Wealth of Nations: Econ 101      source