Legal History of Money

@article{Kreitner2012LegalHO,
  title={Legal History of Money},
  author={Roy Kreitner},
  journal={Annual Review of Law and Social Science},
  year={2012},
  volume={8},
  pages={415-431}
}
  • Roy Kreitner
  • Published 2012
  • Sociology
  • Annual Review of Law and Social Science
  • The legal history of money is not a well-defined field with a canon and an accepted set of questions and conflicts. This review muses about the possible reasons for the late development of the field and then reviews three areas of scholarship in which a legal history of money is emerging: international political economy, studies of banking and central banking, and the constitutional approach to money. The constitutional approach brings together the best insights from the other two approaches… CONTINUE READING
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