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Barter in the World Economy

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Barter in the World Economy

Barter in the World Economy
Edited by Bart S. Fisher and Kathleen M. Harte
Praeger, 1985, 293 pp. $39.95 Purchase

Although barter is a poor substitute for money, it sometimes comes in handy, gives advantages to some people and can be foisted on others. This useful collection deals less with fundamentals than with practical matters such as law, formalities, national attitudes and policies. One of the best papers shows what a wide variety of practices, with quite different characteristics, make up the current wave of "barter."

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In This Review

Barter in the World Economy

Barter in the World Economy
Edited by Bart S. Fisher and Kathleen M. Harte
Praeger, 1985, 293 pp. $39.95 Purchase

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