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The ascent of money : a financial history of the world —Ferguson, Niall.

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, i...

The ascent of money a financial history of the world

Bestselling author, economist and historian Niall Ferguson takes a look at how money evolved, from the concept of credit and debt in the Renaissance to the emergence of a global economy and the subprime crisis we face to...

What would the great economists do? : how twelve brilliant minds would solve today's biggest problems —Yueh, Linda Y. (Linda Yi-Chuang), author.

"Acclaimed economist and BBC broadcaster Linda Yueh profiles the great economic minds who focused on the big questions: growth, innovation, and the nature of markets. Most of them have won the Nobel Prize. All of them ha...

The ascent of money boom and bust

Bestselling author, economist and historian Niall Ferguson takes a look at how money evolved, from the concept of credit and debt in the Renaissance to the emergence of a global economy and the subprime crisis we face to...

The price of peace : money, democracy, and the life of John Maynard Keynes —Carter, Zachary D., author.

"In the spring of 1934, Virginia Woolf sketched an affectionate three-page "biographical fantasy" of her great friend, John Maynard Keynes, attempting to encompass no less than 25 themes, which she jotted down at its ope...

The economics book : from Xenophon to cryptocurrency, 250 milestones in the history of economics —Medema, Steven G., author.

This beautiful, authoritative volume in the popular Milestones series looks at the vital intersection among business, finance, and money. From the philosophical dialogues of Ancient Greece and the moral contemplations o...

The ascent of money a financial history of the world —Ferguson, Niall.
Large Print
2009
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"Renowned historian Niall Ferguson asserts that finance is in fact the foundation of human progress. He reveals financial history as the essential backstory of all history; the evolution of credit and debt as equal in i...

The forgotten household crafts —Seymour, John, 1914- author

Presents objects, skills, and techniques used in household crafts before the machine age.

Mind over money how human psychology and finance interact

Investigates the shattering impact the recent global financial meltdown had on how economists think. Why did so few of the brightest minds in finance not only fail to predict the crash but also argue that it was impossib...

A History of Economic Theories : From the Physiocrats to Adam Smith
EBook
2018

Karl Marxs precise plan. It is more comprehensive in scope, deals with economic theories whose relation to surplus value and profit is not immediate, and more closely approaches a complete and critical history of economi...

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