How to Order A History of Money

"...a thoroughly good read..." (Economic Journal)

About the author Table of contents
A biography of Glyn Davies. A detailed listing for every chapter.

Bibliographic Details

Davies, Glyn. A history of money from ancient times to the present day, 3rd ed.
Cardiff: University of Wales Press, 2002. 720p.
ISBN 0-7083-1773-1 (hardback),  ISBN 0-7083-1717-0 (paperback).

The new edition was reprinted in November 2005. ( It should be possible to order the book from good book shops, whose staff are used to dealing with orders for works of an educational or scholarly nature, anywhere if you give them the bibliographic information above. (Information about the publishers and their North American agents is given below). You can also place orders online with various suppliers both in Europe and in North America, e.g. Amazon who offer world-wide delivery.

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Physical Bookshops in the US

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The Publisher

University of Wales Press
10 Columbus Walk
Brigantine Place
Cardiff CF10 4UP
Tel. +44(0)29-2049-6899
Fax +44(0)29-2049-6108 

North American Agents

The University of Chicago Press acts as the agent and distributor in North America for the University of Wales Press. Enquiries about orders should be sent to

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