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The Ascent of Money A Financial History of the World

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ISBN13:

9780143116172

ISBN10:
0143116177
Format:
Paperback
Pub. Date:
10/27/2009
Publisher(s):
Penguin Books

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Summary

Ferguson tells the human story behind the evolution of money, from its origins in ancient Mesopotamia to the latest Wall Street upheavals. The author shows that finance is, in fact, the foundation of human progress.

Author Biography

Niall Ferguson is one of our most renowned historians. He is the bestselling author of numerous books, including The War of the World, Colossus, and Empire.


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