Friday, July 1, 2016

Kwak on Desan's "Making Money"

Over at Baseline Scenario, James Kwak, an associate professor at the University of Connecticut School of Law, has posted a thoughtful review of Making Money: Coin, Currency and the Coming of Capitalism, by HLS’s Christine Desan.  “It’s a fascinating story,” Kwak writes, “full of both meticulous historical detail and compelling conceptual arguments about the relationship between forms of currency, political authority, and the creation of the modern state.”