Mentioned in Dispaches

Alan W. Brown, Professor in Digital Economy at the University of Exeter Business School, has written a very kind review of this book in his newsletter. His masterful storytelling of the history of money reveals a great deal about what society values, how people exchange value, and why these matter in a digital economy. Dave […]

One of the Best!

The website Biblio-Fiend have listed their nine best books about the future of money and I cannot help but be a little flattered to find out that this book is one of them! Here’s the full list: The Currency Cold War by D. Birch (LPP:2020). Blockchain Bubble or Revolution by  N. Mehta, A. Agasha & P. Detroja (Paravane: 2019). The Future […]

Table of Contents

Here’s the full table of contents for the revised paperback edition of Before Babylon, Beyond Bitcoin. Part IThe Past: Money That We Understand Chapter 1, Money is a technology Chapter 2, 1066 and all that Chapter 3, Money and markets Chapter 4, Crises and progress Part IIThe Present: Money That We Think We Understand Chapter 5, Goodbye Pony Express Chapter […]