I was in an interesting discussion about digital currency today and was asked for a reading list, so here is the bibliography from The Currency Cold War

Birch, D. Identity is the New Money. London Publishing Partnership (London: 2014).

Birch, D. Before Baylon, Beyond Bitcoin. London Publishing Partnership (London: 2017).

Brunton, F. Digital Cash—The Unknown History of the Anarchists, Utopians and Technologists Who Created
Cryptocurrency. Princeton (Princeton, NJ: 2019).

Casey, M. and P. Vigna. The Age of Cryptocurrency—How Bitcoin and the Blockchain Are Challenging the Global Economic Order. St. Martin’s (2015).

Cooley, J. Currency Wars—Forging Money to Break Economies. Constable (London: 2008).

Davies, R. Extreme Economies: Survival, Failure, Future Lessons from the World’s Limits. Bantam (London: 2019).

Ferguson, N. The Ascent of Money: A Financial History of the World. Penguin (London: 2012).

Frankopan, P. The New Silk Roads. Bloomsbury (London: 2018).

Guttman, R. Cybercash—The Coming Era of Electronic Money. Palgrave Macmillian (New York: 2003).

Lynch, D. and Lundquist, L. Digital Money—The New Era of Internet Commerce. John Wiley (New York, NY: 1996).

Rickards, J. Currency Wars—The Making of the Next Global Crisis. Portfolio (New York, NY: 2012).

Rogoff, K. The Curse of Cash. Princeton University Press (Princeton, 2016).

Townsend, E. Beyond Blockchain: The Death of the Dollar and the Rise of Digital Currency. Independent (2018).

Wilson, P. Hostile Money—Currencies in Conflict. The History Press (Stroud, 2019).


First among equals

The website Biblio-Fiend have listed their nine best books about the future of money and I cannot help but be a little flattered to find out that not only am I the author of two of the books on the list, this book is listed first! Here’s the full list:

The Currency Cold War.

Blockchain Bubble or Revolution by  N. Mehta, A. Agasha & P. Detroja (Paravane: 2019).

The Future of Finance by H. Arslanian & F. Fischer (Palgrave Macmillian: 2019).

Beyond Blockchain by E. Townsend (2018).

Before Babylon, Beyond Bitcoin by D. Birch (LPP: 2017).

The Internet of Money volumes 1-3 by A. Antonopoulos (CreateSpace: 2016).

Personal Currency by R. Colbourn & A. Riegelmann (Lionhead: 2016).

The Age of Cryptocurrency by M. Casey and P. Vigna (Macmillan:2015).

How Would You Like To Pay by B. Maurer (Duke University Press: 2015).

Needless to say, I was very flattered to be in such good company!