Jane I. Guyer, "Marginal Gains: Monetary Transactions in Atlantic Africa (Lewis Henry Morgan Lecture Series) "
English | ISBN: 0226311163 | 2004 | PDF | 232 pages | 7 MB
In America, almost all the money in circulation passes through financial institutions every day. But in Nigeria's "cash and carry" system, 90 percent of the currency never comes back to a bank after it's issued. What happens when two such radically different economies meet and mingle, as they have for centuries in Atlantic Africa?