Money – a (Hi)story
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Money makes the world go round - This has been found true since money was invented. We will tell the stories - about daring merchants, cautious financiers and princes who have bought their reign.
|1||CleanVideoAthens||Athens was more than a naval power. It abused its fleet to force other cities to pay huge amounts in silver. Thus, Athens became an economic power. And with this silver, the Acropolis was financed.||30.11.2015||Gratis||In iTunes ansehen|
|2||CleanVideoThe Rialto of Venice: Medieval Manhatten||The Venetian Rialto had been the centre of world trade for centuries. Ursula Kampmann will give us an impression of that era with the help of a painting by Carpaccio. We will meet slaves, Turks and of course the rich merchants of Venice.||14.10.2015||Gratis||In iTunes ansehen|
|3||CleanVideoHow the British became a nation of tea drinkers||Mexico, Spain, England and China those are the geographic corner points of this story about the impact the doom of the Aztec Empire had finally on the British passion for tea.||16.9.2015||Gratis||In iTunes ansehen|
|4||CleanVideoThe Roman State and its Money||Roman politicians needed much money to win the vote. As a result, each one was overindebted. Part of the Roman Empire is based on the money crunch of Roman politicians.||18.8.2015||Gratis||In iTunes ansehen|
|5||CleanVideoFair Money||Could you imagine to pay high fees in order to be able to safe money for a rainy day. It used to be that way before the French Revolution. More about fair and unfair money you will get to know from this film.||13.7.2015||Gratis||In iTunes ansehen|
|6||CleanVideoLend money, go to hell?||Isn’t it unbelievable: Once upon a time we believed that all who took interest for their money would be condemned to hell. Nevertheless banking boomed. The simple reason was, that they found a loophole called bill of exchange.||15.6.2015||Gratis||In iTunes ansehen|
|7||CleanVideoThe Invention of Money||When did mankind use for the very first time money? What did it look like and why did this funny object we call today a coin become a success story? Today, every nation has its own coins, which can not be taken for granted.||1.6.2015||Gratis||In iTunes ansehen|
|8||CleanVideoWhat is Money?||What is Money? Money is more than coins and bills. Anything may be used as money as long as it embodies certain characteristics and is accepted by a larger group. What kind of characteristics are required? You will learn that in this short video.||15.4.2015||Gratis||In iTunes ansehen|