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The Secret World of Money

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Primer, money and finance
Paperback, 138 pages
Published July 1st 1996 by SDL Press
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Ash Moran
Jan 09, 2010 rated it really liked it
This is a fascinating book that tells the political history of money. It's mainly centred around the US over the last 300 years, but with references to British banking and some European history.

It starts with some basic definitions of what money is, and very quickly moves onto why the US currency (the Federal Reserve Note) is actually an unconstitutional, almost fraudulent replacement for money. Most people don't realise that the Federal Reserve is actually a private bank, that derives its profi
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James Viser
Jun 09, 2012 rated it really liked it
I bought this book after hearing the author speak on a radio interview. Gause is very articulate, well informed and has done his homework on how money is created in our current system. In the book, he also provides historical examples of how money was created in other societies. I have a B.S. in International Business and Economics and an MBA in Finance, and NONE of my professors ever discussed how money is created, except for the workings of monetary policy at an academic level.

Money in our soc
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