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Debt

The First 5,000 Years

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This edition published in by Melville House in Brooklyn, New York, USA.

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534 pages

The author shows that before there was money, there was debt. For 5,000 years humans have lived in societies divided into debtors and creditors. For 5,000 years debt and debt forgiveness have been at the center of political debates, laws and religions. The words “guilt,” “sin,” and “redemption” come from ancient debates about debt. These terms and the ideas of debt shape our most basic ideas of right and wrong. source

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Cover of: Debt
Debt: the first 5,000 years
2014
in English - Updated and expanded edition.
Cover of: Debt
Debt
2012, Melville House Publishing
in English
Cover of: Debt
Debt: The First 5,000 Years
Nov 27, 2012, Melville House
paperback
Cover of: Debito
Debito: i primi 5000 anni
2012, Il saggiatore
in Italian
Cover of: Schulden
Schulden: Die ersten 5000 Jahre
2012, Klett-Cotta
Paperback in German / Deutsch
Cover of: Debt
Debt: The First 5,000 Years
2011-05, Melville House
Hardcover in English

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The First 5,000 Years

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The author shows that before there was money, there was debt. For 5,000 years humans have lived in societies divided into debtors and creditors. For 5,000 years debt and debt forgiveness have been at the center of political debates, laws and religions. The words “guilt,” “sin,” and “redemption” come from ancient debates about debt. These terms and the ideas of debt shape our most basic ideas of right and wrong. source

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Debt

The First 5,000 Years

This edition published in by Melville House in Brooklyn, New York, USA.


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Library of Congress
HG3701 .G73 2011, HG231
lccn_permalink
https://lccn.loc.gov/2010044508

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OL24088724M
Internet Archive
debtfirst5000yea00grae
ISBN 10
1933633867
ISBN 13
9781933633862
LC Control Number
2010044508
OCLC/WorldCat
426794447
Library Thing
9530527
Goodreads
6617037

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