9780543013453

A History of Money in Ancient Countries From the Earliest Times to the Present.

Book format: ePub. Elibron Classics. Digitized replica of 1885 edition by George Bell and Sons, London.

ISBN 9781402186653 paperback
ISBN 9781402117268 hardcover

Product Description

Alexander del Mar, also Alex Delmar (1836–1926), was an American political economist, historian, numismatist and author. His book is an important contribution to the history of money. The author distinctly hostile to a central monetary role for gold as a commodity money, championing the cause of silver and its re-monetization as a prerogative of the state. The books also reflects his strong belief in the legal function of money.