The Ascent of Money: A Financial History of the World (Large Print / Hardcover, Large Print)

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“How did we get into the current economic mess? Niall Ferguson explains all -- from ancient Mesopotamia to the collapse of Lehman Brothers -- and in The Ascent of Money he makes financial history read like a thriller.”
— Sue Barnett, Hamish & Henry Booksellers Inc., Livingston Manor, NY

Description


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.
Product Details
ISBN: 9781410415332
Large Print: Yes
Publisher: Thorndike Press
Publication Date: May 1st, 2009
Pages: 647