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The Ascent of Money

Niall Ferguson

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Niall Ferguson tells the human story behind the step-by-step evolution of the financial system in The Ascent of Money (2009). Starting from ancient Mesopotamia, to the ongoing struggles that people face with money today, he explains the building blocks that made money the way we know it...

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PREVIEW

Niall Ferguson tells the human story behind the step-by-step evolution of the financial system in The Ascent of Money (2009). Starting from ancient Mesopotamia, to the ongoing struggles that people face with money today, he explains the building blocks that made money the way we know it...