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ISBN: 0718194004 / ISBN-13: 9780718194000

The Ascent of Money: A Financial History of the World

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  • The Ascent of Money: A Financial History of the World (Penguin Books Ltd) – Paperback (2012)
    by Niall Ferguson

    The Ascent of Money: A Financial History of the World

    Paperback, Penguin Books Ltd
    2012
    448 pages

    ISBN: 0718194004
    ISBN-13: 9780718194000

    From the bestselling author of "Empire", Niall Ferguson's "The Ascent of Money: A Financial History of the World" shows that the history of money is the back-story to all history. Bread, cash, dosh, dough, loot. Call it what you like, it matters now more than ever. From the banking dynasty who funded the Italian Renaissance to the stock market bubble that caused the French Revolution, this is the story of booms and busts as it's never been told before. With the world in the grip of the biggest financial crisis since the ... Show more

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Overall customer rating: 5.000
Rodrigo G

Great book to understand the actual financial syst

by Rodrigo G on Nov 12, 2014

Excellent book if you want to understand the current financial system. In some chapters there is a lot of history but most of the are very interesting.

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