The History Files #21: Richard Cantillon and the History of Money, Pt 1

57 mins - Published Wed, Jul 8, 2015 by Gordon Frye, Nancy Frye and Rand McGreal

Fur_traders_in_canada_1777This week on The History Files, we sit down with economics writer Rand MacGreal to talk about the history of money, the Mississippi Bubble land speculation debacle, and Richard Cantillon, the 18th century father of economics.

This session yielded so much good discussion that we’re splitting it into two sections. Tune in next week for part two!

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