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Debt: the first five thousand years

Graeber, David (2009) Debt: the first five thousand years. Eurozine (20 Aug 2009). Website.

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Abstract

Throughout its 5000 year history, debt has always involved institutions −− whether Mesopotamian sacred kingship, Mosaic jubilees, Sharia or Canon Law −− that place controls on debt's potentially catastrophic social consequences. It is only in the current era, writes anthropologist David Graeber, that we have begun to see the creation of the first effective planetary administrative system largely in order to protect the interests of creditors.

Item Type: Online resource (Website)
Official URL: http://www.eurozine.com/
Additional Information: © 2009 The Author © 2009 Eurozine; Online
Divisions: Anthropology
Subjects: G Geography. Anthropology. Recreation > GN Anthropology
H Social Sciences > HC Economic History and Conditions
H Social Sciences > HN Social history and conditions. Social problems. Social reform
Sets: Departments > Anthropology
Date Deposited: 04 Oct 2013 12:30
Last Modified: 04 Jul 2020 23:16
URI: http://eprints.lse.ac.uk/id/eprint/53338

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