David Graeber considers how the world's religious texts include the language of debt. Read more
The Theology of Debt
David Graeber considers how the world's religious texts include the language of debt.
The Classical World
Anthropologist David Graeber examines debt in the Classical period.
The Medieval Period
David Graeber examines debt during the medieval period, when coinage largely disappeared.
The Conquistadors and the Birth of the Modern World Economy
David Graeber examines the influence of debt during the conquest of South America.
The Birth of Capitalism
David Graeber examines the influence of debt during the birth of capitalism.
The International Politics of Debt
David Graeber examines the rise of virtual money since the 1970s.
David Graeber examines the crash of 2008 in the context of the history of debt.
Omnibus Episode 1
Anthropologist David Graeber explores the ways debt has shaped society over 5,000 years.
Omnibus Episode 2