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The Ascent of Money: A Financial History of the World By Niall Ferguson

The Ascent of Money: A Financial History of the World
by Niall Ferguson

From the cash injection that funded the Italian Renaissance to the stock market bubble that sparked the French Revolution, from the bonds that fueled Britain's war effort to the Wall Street Crash and meltdown, this book presents the story of boom and bust. It shows that finance is the foundation of all human progress and the lifeblood of history.
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The Ascent of Money: A Financial History of the World Summary


Bread, cash, dosh, dough, loot. Call it what you like, it matters now more than ever. In The Ascent of Money, Niall Ferguson shows that finance is the foundation of all human progress and the lifeblood of history.From the cash injection that funded the Italian Renaissance to the stock market bubble that sparked the French Revolution, from the bonds that fuelled Britain's war effort to the Wall Street Crash and today's meltdown, this is the story of boom and bust as it's never been told before.Whether you're scraping by or rolling in it, there's no better time to understand the ascent of money.

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Sku
GOR001233716
Title
The Ascent of Money: A Financial History of the World
Author
Condition
Very Good
Binding type
Paperback
Publisher
Penguin Books Ltd
Year published
Number of pages
448
ISBN 10
014103548X
ISBN 13
9780141035482
Prizes
Short-listed for Galaxy British Book Awards: Play.com Popular Non-Fiction Award 2009
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