MONEY AND The Mechanism of Exchange. BY W. STANLEY JEVONS, MA., F.R.S., PioBEsaoR of Locic and Political Economy in the Owens College, Manchester. IN TWO PARTS-PART ONE. PREFACE. In preparing this volume. I have attempted to write a descriptive essay on the past and preen t monetary systems of the world, the materials employed to make money, the regulations under which the coins are struck and iss...
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tural laws which govern their circulation, the several modes in which they may be replaced by the use of paper documents, and finally, the method in which the use of money is immensely economized by the cheque and clearing system now being extended and perfected. This is not a book upon the cunency question, as that question is so often discussed in England. I have only a little to say about the Bank Charter Act, and upon that, and other mysteries 'of the money market, I refer my readers to the admirable essay of Mr. Bagehot on "Lombard Street," to which this book may perhAbout the PublisherForgotten Books is a publisher of historical writings, such as: Philosophy, Classics, Science, Religion, History, Folklore and Mythology.Forgotten Books' Classic Reprint Series utilizes the latest technology to regenerate facsimiles of historically important writings. Careful attention has been made to accurately preserve the original format of each page whilst digitally enhancing the difficult to read text. Read books online for free at www.forgottenbooks.org