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This book is an outstanding overview of monetary history from the seventeenth century to the present. Read morePublished 7 months ago by Ronald Wallace
This is a great discussion of money in all its forms. Econ has never been my strong suit and this book explains many things about money, banking, the Fed, etc. Read morePublished 10 months ago by now what
This book provides a historical perspective on money and banking. It is useful for people who are interested in pure story telling, the narrative is masterly and drags the reader. Read morePublished 11 months ago by Mohammad
good read. the author is brilliant, but if you don't know that, you'd think he goes through some topics way too quickly (without justifying his position). Read morePublished 14 months ago by Boston suburban dweller
I have been on a quest to read as many economic books as possible and this is the first one I've read from Galbraith and now, it won't be my last. Read morePublished on March 7, 2014 by Robert Kirk
The author's writing is far too oblique and whimsical: he is incapable of calling a spade a spade in simple, direct language. Read morePublished on January 9, 2014 by PNP
How many histories of this sort will I ultimately read? Dozens, to be sure. Each author has another set of stories and viewpoints, and none have written a definitive account (if... Read morePublished on January 1, 2014 by Phil O.
A very good book about how to think about money. Not what to think, but HOW to think. I first read this while at a famous northeastern graduate school of business. Read morePublished on January 1, 2013 by Chico