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The bitcoin standard : the decentralized alternative to central banking / by Saifedean Ammous.

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North Madison Co PL - Frankton Comm. Library 332.178 AMM (Text) 30419200615820 Adult Non-Fiction On holds shelf -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9781119473862
  • Physical Description: xviii, 286 pages ; 24 cm
  • Publisher: Hoboken, New Jersey : Wiley, [2018]

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Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Formatted Contents Note:
Money -- Primitive moneys -- Monetary metals -- Government money -- Digital money -- Sound money and time preference -- Money as capitalism's information system -- Sound money and individual freedom -- What is bitcoin good for? -- Bitcoin questions.
Summary, etc.:
"Bitcoin is the digital age's novel, decentralized, and automated solution to the problem of money: accessible worldwide, controlled by nobody. Can this young upstart money challenge the global monetary order? Economist Saifedean Ammous traces the history of the technologies of money to seashells, limestones, cattle, salt, beads, metals, and government debt, explaining what gave these technologies their monetary role, what makes for sound money, and the benefits of a sound monetary regime to economic growth, innovation, culture, trade, individual freedom, and international peace"-- Provided by publisher.
Subject: Bitcoin.
Bitcoin > Government policy.
Electronic commerce.

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