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2012-08-19
Fiat Money
Can anyone out there recommend a good historical study of the various strategies used throughout history to persuade the citizens of ancient (?) and modern societies to accept and use inconvertible fiat currencies?

2012-08-20
Fiat Money
Reply to Mark Silcox
Ferguson, The Ascent of Money

2012-08-27
Fiat Money
Reply to Mark Silcox
jeffry frieden's "global capitalism"

2012-08-27
Fiat Money
Reply to Mark Silcox
You may also find Murray Rothbard's "What Has the Government Done to our Money" useful in understanding the transition to fiat paper.

2012-08-28
Fiat Money
Reply to Mark Silcox
Glyn Davies, History of Money, a book of extraordinary quality

http://www.amazon.com/History-Money-Ancient-Times-Present/dp/0708317170