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By gzt (Tue Mar 20, 2012 at 09:37:12 AM EST) gzt, debt, rich, powerful, poor, political theory (all tags)
I'm reading Debt and I highly recommend it. It has a few prerequisites, and the more background one has, the better, but the author is very thorough, so if you lack in European history, he tells you pretty much all you need to know on that end - it's just better if you already have a framework for it. You're quite likely not to have the background in Chinese history, or Indian history, or Sumerian history, or African history, etc, so a lack of prior knowledge isn't a barrier to entry.

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