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07/26/2011>A Thousand Pictures Is Worth One Word
07/22/2011>Great Defaults from History, Part 372: The English Experience ...
12/02/2009>North Korea revalues currency, destroying personal savings
07/18/2009>John Law and the invention of Modern Finance
06/04/2009>The Yankee Dollar Can't Save You This Time
03/01/2009>Athens - Housing the Gods (on borrowed money) [500 - 300 BC]
03/01/2009>Byzantine iron sheets - 410 BC
03/01/2009>Carthage leather money - 450 BC
03/01/2009>Chinese credit derivatives under Kublai Khan [1200 AD]
03/01/2009>Highly valued wooden sticks in England - 1670 AD
03/01/2009>Ionia - Riches without strength [700 BC]
03/01/2009>John Law's Royal Bank of France - 1716 AD
03/01/2009>Rome - Monetary expansion & republican militarism [200 BC]
03/01/2009>Sparta - Gold prohibition in a collapsing economy
03/01/2009>The Greenback - 1860 to 1880 - The United States of America
03/01/2009>The US Continental Currency – 1776
03/01/2009>The Weimar hyperinflation - 1923 – Germany
03/01/2009>Why Sweden’s central banker was beheaded [1719 AD] Scandinavia...
02/03/2009>The History of Money: Georgia
02/02/2009>The History of Money : Peru
01/19/2009>Worthless Trillion Dollar Paper
01/08/2009>The Fate of Paper Monies (2)
12/08/2008>The Nightmare German Inflation
08/30/2008>Operation Melt Down, Part II : Hoarding for War, Vaulting for ...
08/27/2008>Life during the Inflation of 1923
08/27/2008>Life during the Inflation of 1923
05/18/2008>The Fate of Paper Money
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