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Ascent of Money

Imagine a world with NO MONEY!!

It is almost time to teach Money chapter during the semester. I would like to remind you a great documentary to share with your class: Ascent of Money.

This is the link for the first hour:  talks about the history of money, bonds, finance, and more...

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=X1sjFHEl5GI

"From Shylock's pound of flesh to the loan sharks of Glasgow, from the "promises to pay" on Babylonian clay tablets to the Medici banking system. Professor Ferguson explains the origins of credit and debt and why credit networks are indispensable to any civilization."

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