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text The ascent of money : a financial history of the world

Summary
Niall Ferguson follows the money to tell the human story behind the evolution of finance, from its origins in ancient Mesopotamia to the latest upheavals. To Christians, love of it is the root of all evil. To generals, it's the sinews of war. To r... Read more
Contents

Dreams of avarice -- Of human bondage -- Blowing bubbles -- The return of risk -- Safe as houses -- From empire to Chimerica -- The descent of money.

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Description
v, 441 p. ; 24 cm.
Publisher
Penguin Press 2008

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KCL 330.09 FERGUSON in Adult Collection Available

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