Edited by R.J. van der Spek, Bas van Leeuwen
378 pages | 44 B/W Illus.
eBook (VitalSource) : 9781315210711
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The book pays ample attention to ancient Mesopotamia with
contributions by Jan Gerrit Dercksen (Old Assyrian), Michael Jursa
(Old and New Babylonian), Kristin Kleber (Kassite), introductions,
conclusions and coinage in the Hellenistic Near East (Bert van der
Spek). But also the Greco-Roman world, Medieval and early modern
Europe, China through the ages, and the 20th century. The focus is on
monetary policy and trust.
A must read for those interested in comparative history and