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Wampum and the Origins of American Money - a book by Shell, Marc

Wampum and the Origins of American Money

Wampum and the Origins of American Money( )
Author: Shell, Marc
Publication Date:Oct 2013
Publisher:University of Illinois Press
Book Format:Hardback
List Price:USD $35.00
Book Description:

  Wampum has become a synonym for money, and it is widely assumed that it served the same purposes as money among the Native Algonquians even after coming into contact with European colonists' money. But to equate wampum with money only matches one slippery term with another, as money itself was quite ill-defined in North America for decades during its colonization. In this stimulating and intriguing book, Marc Shell illuminates the context...
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Detailed Subjects: Business & Economics / Money & Monetary Policy
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):7 x 10 x 21 Inches

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