Debt : the first 5,000 years / David Graeber.
Updated and expanded edition.
Brooklyn : Melville House, 2014.
9781612194196 (pbk.) :
Previous edition: 2011.
Anthropologist David Graeber shows readers that for more than 5000 years, since the beginning of agrarian empires, humans have used elaborate credit systems to buy and sell goods. He also shows that the history of society being divided into creditors and debtors was born in this ancient era.
542 pages : illustrations (black and white) ; 21 cm
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