The History of Credit & Debt


Subject:
Money , Credit

Description:
This essay provides "a retrospective on money and the development of credit. You will be taken on a 9,000-year journey to see how we arrived at our present-day financial times." Topics include development of money and currency, early regulations on interest and credit (such as from Hammurabi's code), debtors' prison, credit cards, and bankruptcy. From the Myvesta Foundation, a consumer finance assistance service.

Creator:
Rhode, Steve

Publisher:
The Myvesta Foundation

Language:
English

Source:
http://myvesta.org/history/


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