Episode

2/21 Rebecca L. Spang: Stuff and Money in the Time of the French Revolution (M)

February 21, 2017

Professor Rebecca Spang (@RebeccaSpang), historian of France at Indiana University, joins us today to discuss her book, “Stuff and Money in the Time of the French Revolution.” How the crisis that led to the French Revolution resembles our modern debt ceiling standoffs. What revolutionary France can tell us about monetary theory. The social foundations of money.

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