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THE ASCENT OF MONEY A FINANCIAL HISTORY OF THE WORLD: Niall Ferguson

Niall Ferguson inquired the human story behind the evolution of finance, from its origins in ancient Mesopotamia to the present time. Ferguson shows that finance is, in fact, the foundation of human progress. The book showcased financial history as the essential hidden story behind the movement of all history.

 Publisher:- New York: Penguin Press, 2008.

Table of Contents:

Introduction
1. Dreams of avarice
2. Of human bondage
3. Blowing bubbles
4. The return of risk
5. Safe as houses
6. From empire to Chimerica
Afterword: The descent of money
Acknowledgments
Notes
List of illustrations
Index.


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  2. Virtue, fortune, and faith a genealogy of finance /
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  3. Money changes everything: how finance made civilization possible /
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  4. The origins of value: the financial innovations that created modern capital markets /Published: (2005)
  5. Heroes and villains of finance: the 50 most colourful characters in the history of finance / by Baldwin, Adam N. S. G., 1987- Published: (2015)

 

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