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The Ascent of Money : A Financial History of the World

By: Publication details: England; Penguin; 2009Description: 441 Pages; PaperbackISBN:
  • 9780718194000
Subject(s): DDC classification:
  • 332.09
Summary: Bread, cash, dosh, dough, loot. Call if what you like, it matters now more than ever. In The Ascent of Money, Niall Ferguson shows that financial history is the back-story to all history. From the banking dynasty who funded the Italian Renaissance to the stock market bubble that caused the French Revolution, this is the story of booms and busts as it's never been told before. With the world in the grip of the biggest financial crisis since the Great Depression, there's never been a better time to understand the ascent - and descent - of money.
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Item type Current library Call number Status Notes Date due Barcode Item holds
Book Adult and Young Adult 15-17 Karachi In Store 332.09 (Browse shelf(Opens below)) Checked out Business and Economics 25/01/2023 PKLC020242
Book Adult and Young Adult 15-17 Lahore Business and Economics 332.09 (Browse shelf(Opens below)) Available PKLC022395
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Bread, cash, dosh, dough, loot. Call if what you like, it matters now more than ever. In The Ascent of Money, Niall Ferguson shows that financial history is the back-story to all history. From the banking dynasty who funded the Italian Renaissance to the stock market bubble that caused the French Revolution, this is the story of booms and busts as it's never been told before. With the world in the grip of the biggest financial crisis since the Great Depression, there's never been a better time to understand the ascent - and descent - of money.

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