Debt, History, Sacrifice, Fraud, Duras

Debt: The First 5,000 Years

Alex Danco | 15th May 2020

Lively précis and critique of David Graeber’s contrarian history of debt and money. “It reminded me of reading Freud or Girard: impossibly grand in scope, some of the explanations are pretty ridiculous, but the observations are gripping and uncomfortable”. In Graeber’s version of events, “the driving …

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