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The role of money : what it should be, contrasted with what it has become / Frederick Soddy.

Author/Creator:
Soddy, Frederick, 1877-1956., author.
Publication:
London ; New York : Routledge, 2003.
Format/Description:
Book
1 online resource (235 p.)
Series:
Routledge library editions. Economics.
Routledge library editions. Economics
Monetary economics ; 4
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Subjects:
Money.
Currency question.
Form/Genre:
Electronic books.
Language:
English
Summary:
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 De
Contents:
1. The philosophic background : ergosophy
2. The theory of money : virtual wealth
3. The evolution of modern money
4. Money as it now is
5. International economic relations
6. Physical requirements of a money system
7. Debts and debt redemption
8. The practical situation
9. Honesty is the best monetary policy.
Notes:
Includes bibliographical references (pages 221-222).
Description based on print version record.
"First published in 1934"--T.p. verso.
ISBN:
0-415-48891-5
1-317-83353-8
1-315-82399-3
1-317-83354-6
OCLC:
876512724
Publisher Number:
10.4324/9781315823997 doi