The History of Money
for Understanding Economics


A solid introduction to Money and Economics

Money is the key to learning economics. If money is well understood, it will clarify seemingly impenetrable economic events.

(The book is the translation of the French version published in 2005 by Le Cri édition, Brussels)





Free: half the book in pdf    (Install Adobe Reader if needed)
From the coinage in Antiquity
to the banknotes in the 17th century.


Table of Contents


Purchase information:

The History of Money for Understanding Economics
Second Edition (February 2015)
Vincent Lannoye
Createspace Publishing
ISBN-10: 1507845901 – 500 pages

(French version is also available.)

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