O sacred hunger of pernicious gold! What bands of faith can impious lucre hold?

Sociologist Geoffrey Ingham has written a review of David Graeber's Debt: The First 5,000 Years, which can be viewed here (subscription required). According to Ingham, while Graeber's monumental inquiry is much to be admired, there is quite a bit of room for critical refutation, specifically with respect to the exact nature of money, and its essence as a moral base for economic life.

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  1. Robin Blackburn review is freely available here http://newleftreview.org/II/79/robin-blackburn-finance-for-anarchists, in which he says that Graeber draws "on Geoffrey Ingham’s explanations of the origins of money."

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