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Currencies

  • By: John Agnew
  • In: Encyclopedia of Global Studies
  • Edited by: Helmut K. Anheier & Mark Juergensmeyer
  • Subject:Globalization, Social Policy (general), Cultural Geography

The history of currencies provides a useful approach to understanding how the local and the national have related to the global. In the modern world, money takes the form of currency. It can be exchanged for other things or services because ...

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