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The Ascent of Money: A Financial History of the World
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Bibliographic Detail
Publisher Gardners Books
Publication date June 4, 2009
Pages 448
Binding Paperback
Book category Adult Non-Fiction
ISBN-13 9780141035482
ISBN-10 014103548X
Dimensions 1 by 5.25 by 8 in.
Weight 0.80 lbs.
Published in Great Britain
Original list price $18.20
Summaries and Reviews
Amazon.com description: Product Description: 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 fueled 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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Hardcover
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Large print edition from Thorndike Pr (May 15, 2009)
9781410415332 | details & prices | 647 pages | 6.00 × 9.00 × 1.50 in. | 1.70 lbs | List price $31.95
About: Bread, cash, dosh, dough, loot.
from Penguin Pr (November 13, 2008)
9781594201929 | details & prices | 441 pages | 6.25 × 9.25 × 1.50 in. | 1.45 lbs | List price $29.95
About: Watch the PBS program based on The Ascent of Money.
from Gardners Books (October 30, 2008)
9781846141065 | details & prices | 464 pages | 6.25 × 9.25 × 1.75 in. | 1.65 lbs | List price $44.45
About: Bread, cash, dosh, dough, loot: Call it what you like, it matters.
Paperback
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from Penguin USA (October 27, 2009)
9780143116172 | details & prices | 442 pages | 5.50 × 9.00 × 1.00 in. | 0.85 lbs | List price $18.00
About: The 10th anniversary edition, with new chapters on the crash, Chimerica, and cryptocurrencyIn this updated edition, Niall Ferguson brings his classic financial history of the world up to the present day, tackling the populist backlash that followed the 2008 crisis, the descent of "Chimerica" into a trade war, and the advent of cryptocurrencies, such as Bitcoin, with his signature clarity and expert lens.
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from Gardners Books (June 4, 2009)
9780141035482 | details & prices | 448 pages | 5.25 × 8.00 × 1.00 in. | 0.80 lbs | List price $18.20
About: Bread, cash, dosh, dough, loot.
Miscellaneous
from Penguin USA (November 13, 2008)
9781440653988 | details & prices | 448 pages | List price $9.99

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