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Greenback : the almighty dollar and the invention of America / Jason Goodwin.

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With the wry and admiring eye of a modern Tocqueville, Goodwin has written a biography of the dollar, giving the story of its astonishing career through the wilds of American history. "Greenback" looks at the dollar over the years as a form of art, a kind of advertising, a reflection of American attitudes, and a builder of empires.
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Grant County Library 332.4 GOODWIN (Text) 37845000298260 Adult Non-Fiction Book None 07/09/2013 Available -

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  • ISBN: 0805064079 (hb)
  • Physical Description: 321 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm.
  • Edition: First edition.
  • Publisher: New York : Henry Holt, 2003.

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Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references (p. 297-299) and index.
Summary, etc.:
With the wry and admiring eye of a modern Tocqueville, Goodwin has written a biography of the dollar, giving the story of its astonishing career through the wilds of American history. "Greenback" looks at the dollar over the years as a form of art, a kind of advertising, a reflection of American attitudes, and a builder of empires.
Subject: Dollar

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