Inside the Gold Industry
ISBN: 1680783718
EAN13: 9781680783711
Language: English
Pages: 112
Dimensions: 1.00" H x 8.00" L x 10.00" W
Weight: 1.00 lbs.
Format: Library Binding

Inside the Gold Industry

Book Overview
Some commodities command massive economic, social, and political influence. This title examines the business around gold, one of the most sought-after and valuable metals on Earth. It explores gold's historical significance as a monetary standard and as the motivator for boom-or-bust expansion as well as gold's contemporary ties to underdeveloped economies, the environment, and technological innovation. Features include essential facts, a glossary, selected bibliography, websites, source notes, and an index. Aligned to Common Core Standards and correlated to state standards. Essential Library is an imprint of Abdo Publishing, a division of ABDO.