Debt, Land and Money, From Polanyi to the New Economic Archaeology

Inspiration for The Great Transformation in the postwar monetary breakdown Karl Polanyi’s formative years in the aftermath of World War I were a period of monetary turmoil. The United States became a creditor nation for the first time, and demanded payment of the war debts that Keynes warned were unpayable without wrecking Europe’s financial systems. … Continue reading Debt, Land and Money, From Polanyi to the New Economic Archaeology