First there was gold

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What's the history of money? How long have we been using it? Where does it come from and how have we evolved from using a simple barter and gold system to the incredibly complex financial society we have today?

These are just some of the questions that Niall Ferguson tackles in his book 'The Ascent of Money' which we'll be diving into in this book club. We'll learn about:
• The use of gold
• When the first bank was created and where 🏦️
• When the world started to shift from 'money' to 'finance' 📈️


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