Millionaire: The Philanderer, Gambler, and Duelist Who Invented Modern Finance

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Millionaire: The Philanderer, Gambler, and Duelist Who Invented Modern Finance - Gleeson, Janet

In the wake of Louis XIV's death, France's government teetered on the brink of bankruptcy. Enter the reformer in the unlikely guise of John Law -- a supremely charming and attractive Scot whose brilliant financial mind had thus far served only to make himself rich at the gaming tables. In one of the great image makeovers of all time, John Law ...

Millionaire: The Philanderer, Gambler, and Duelist Who Invented Modern Finance 2001, Simon & Schuster

ISBN-13: 9780684872964

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