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The Resource The history of money : from bartering to banking, Martin Jenkins ; illustrated by Satoshi Kitamura

The history of money : from bartering to banking, Martin Jenkins ; illustrated by Satoshi Kitamura

Label
The history of money : from bartering to banking
Title
The history of money
Title remainder
from bartering to banking
Statement of responsibility
Martin Jenkins ; illustrated by Satoshi Kitamura
Creator
Contributor
Author
Illustrator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
A lighthearted chronicle of the history of money covers topics ranging from currency forms and the relationship between money and writing to the way taxes work and the practices of modern banking systems
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10324138
Cataloging source
YDXCP
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1959-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Jenkins, Martin
Dewey number
332.4
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
Intended audience
Middle Grade
LC call number
HG221.5
LC item number
.J46 2014
Literary form
non fiction
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/minGradeLevel
  • 4
  • 6
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Kitamura, Satoshi
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
Money
Target audience
juvenile
http://bibfra.me/vocab/lite/titleRemainder
from bartering to banking
Label
The history of money : from bartering to banking, Martin Jenkins ; illustrated by Satoshi Kitamura
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (page 51) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Chapter one: In which nobody has any money -- Chapter two: In which nobody has any money but people do have lots of stuff -- Chapter three: In which we start counting the things that count -- Chapter four: In which we discuss goat swapping -- Chapter five: In which we get on to the hard stuff -- Chapter six: In which we find out how expensive it is to bite a men's nose -- Chapter seven: Which we think will be of interest -- Chapter eight: In which we discover that money is the root of all writing -- Chapter nine: In which we start coining it -- Chapter ten: Which might be a little bit taxing -- Chapter eleven: In which the Romas inflate -- Chapter twelve: In which we discover the real cost of precious metals -- Chapter thirteen: Which includes an interesting fact about gold -- Chapter fourteen: In which coins go out (for awhile) and paper comes in -- Chapter fifteen: In which we discover how easy it is for money to disappear -- Chapter sixteen: In which we discover that even when money doesn't disappear, you sill can't pin it down -- The price of everything and the value of nothing
Control code
ocn869527041
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
First U.S. edition.
Extent
53 pages
Isbn
9780763667634
Lccn
2013952840
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
color illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)869527041
Label
The history of money : from bartering to banking, Martin Jenkins ; illustrated by Satoshi Kitamura
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (page 51) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Chapter one: In which nobody has any money -- Chapter two: In which nobody has any money but people do have lots of stuff -- Chapter three: In which we start counting the things that count -- Chapter four: In which we discuss goat swapping -- Chapter five: In which we get on to the hard stuff -- Chapter six: In which we find out how expensive it is to bite a men's nose -- Chapter seven: Which we think will be of interest -- Chapter eight: In which we discover that money is the root of all writing -- Chapter nine: In which we start coining it -- Chapter ten: Which might be a little bit taxing -- Chapter eleven: In which the Romas inflate -- Chapter twelve: In which we discover the real cost of precious metals -- Chapter thirteen: Which includes an interesting fact about gold -- Chapter fourteen: In which coins go out (for awhile) and paper comes in -- Chapter fifteen: In which we discover how easy it is for money to disappear -- Chapter sixteen: In which we discover that even when money doesn't disappear, you sill can't pin it down -- The price of everything and the value of nothing
Control code
ocn869527041
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
First U.S. edition.
Extent
53 pages
Isbn
9780763667634
Lccn
2013952840
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
color illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)869527041

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