Money and Man: A Survey of Monetary Experience
by Elgin Groseclose
Publisher: University of Oklahoma Press 1977
Number of pages: 328
This book makes abundantly clear that what we are experiencing today is the exact same situation that has been inflicted over and over again throughout history on the most advanced and powerful civilizations. "Money and Man" is a survey of the history of money, which is in turn the history of the manipulation of money by rulers and governments for the purpose of defrauding and impoverishing its citizens.
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