Rila Mukherjee | University of Hyderabad, Gachibowli (Inde), School of Social Science – The Pervasiveness of a “Poors’ Money” in Bengal: 13th to 20th century

Metadatas

Author
Date

April 29, 2020

Language
Identifier
Organization

OpenEdition



Cite this document

Léo Barcet, « Rila Mukherjee | University of Hyderabad, Gachibowli (Inde), School of Social Science – The Pervasiveness of a “Poors’ Money” in Bengal: 13th to 20th century », Art/Gens : valeurs et constructions sociales, ID : 10670/1.mz8ez3


Metrics


Share / Export

Abstract 0

A first question came from the surprise that coinless societies are still carrying exchanges: in that sense they are not cashless. Second problem: some societies may have access to gold and silver but still prefer use other means of exchange such as cowries. What is the utility of these small medium of exchanges, which explain their use until the 19th c. as a circulating medium, and even in the 20th, still living in popular recognition. Yesterday papers were from the 16th to the 19th c. Tod...

From the same authors

On the same subjects

Similar documents