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Title Economics.
Pub Info Chicago : World Book, c2009.
book jacket
 Nantucket-Childrens  J REF 670 WOR     LIB USE ONLY
Descript 48 p. : ill. (chiefly col.), col. maps, ports. ; 28 cm.
Series Inventions and discoveries
Inventions and discoveries.
Note Accelerated Reader MG 7.8 1 1 134166
Summary "An exploration of the transformative impact of inventions and discoveries in the field of economics. Features include fact boxes, sidebars, biographies, and a timeline, glossary, list of recommended reading and Web sites, and index"--Provided by publisher.
Bibliog. Includes bibliographical references (p. 47) and index.
Contents Features of an economy: tax collection -- Minted coins -- Banks -- Paper money -- Checks -- Stock markets -- Insurance -- Gold standard -- Labor unions -- Mail-order businesses -- Credit cards -- Bar code -- Automated teller machine -- Electronic commerce -- Economic systems: Feudalism -- Mercantilism -- Capitalism -- Communism -- Globalization -- Important dates in economics.
Subject Economics -- Juvenile literature.
Economic history -- Juvenile literature.
Inventions -- Juvenile literature.
Add Author World Book, Inc.
ISBN 9780716603924
9780716603801 (set)
0716603802 (set)
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