The Money Plot: A History of Currency's Power to Enchant, Control, and Manipulate

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Product Details

Price
$27.99  $25.75
Publisher
Other Press (NY)
Publish Date
November 24, 2020
Pages
304
Dimensions
6.3 X 9.1 X 1.2 inches | 1.19 pounds
Language
English
Type
Hardcover
EAN/UPC
9781590517185

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About the Author

Frederick Kaufman, an English professor by training and profession, has for the past decade focused his attention on the fiction that is money. His unorthodox insights into the ways of Wall Street have resulted in numerous magazine articles for publications ranging from Scientific American to Wired to Foreign Policy to Harper's, as well as television appearances on NBC, Bloomberg, Fox Business Network, and Democracy Now!, and invitations to lecture in both the United States and Europe, including an address to the General Assembly of the United Nations.

Reviews

Praise for Bet the Farm: How Food Stopped Being Food

"[An] energetic, wide-ranging work of investigative journalism...this is neither dry argumentative soup nor antiglobalization polemic, and the villains aren't black and white; Kaufman's tone is subtly ironic without being snarky--a nice addition to Michael Pollan." --Publishers Weekly

"A revealing view into commodity markets and food pricing." --Kirkus Reviews

"Kaufman makes a convincing and terrifying case that the same merchant bankers who destroyed our housing market--and economy--five years ago are at it again. This time their target is the world's food supply." --Barry Estabrook, author of Tomatoland