12th Class Geography Solved Paper - Geography 2016 Delhi Set-II

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    How is 'Barter system' practiced among various tribal communities in the world?


    The initial form of trade in primitive societies was the barter system, where direct exchange of goods took place. In the olden times, before paper and coin currency came into being, rare objects with very high intrinsic value served as money, like, flintstones, obsidian, cowrie shells, tiger?s paws, whale?s teeth, dogs teeth, skins, furs, cattle, rice, peppercorns, salt, small tools, copper, silver and gold in exchange of commodities.

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