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"There is an ease to [Ferguson's] prose that leaves this complicated subject interesting to and approachable by any general [listener]." ---Booklist Starred Review
Niall Ferguson is the Laurence A. Tisch Professor of History at Harvard University and the bestselling author of Paper and Iron and The House of Rothschild.
One of AudioFile magazine's Golden Voices, Simon Prebble has received over twenty Earphones Awards and five Listen-Up Awards, and he has been a finalist fourteen times for an Audie Award. In 2006, Publishers Weekly named him Narrator of the Year, and he was named Booklist's 2010 Voice of Choice.
This is a good read. The origins of money, bonds, stocks, formation of a company etc. is explained and are linked to modern day. Read morePublished 1 month ago by James Lythgoe
I've purchased several books from the Book Depository and I'm never disappointed. So, thanks ... I'll enjoy reading this book.Published 1 month ago by Lee
This thoroughly entertaining and informative ride through the history of money is well worth the time. And you probably won't even notice the time fly by as you read this. Read morePublished 2 months ago by Rodge
I bought this book for my father who enjoys history books, particularly financial history and the rise and fall of great mercantile empires. Read morePublished 10 months ago by Joe
This book would be an ideal high school text for a course in finance. We are graduating students woefully inadequately prepared to deal with the modern financial world, as no... Read morePublished on Oct. 14 2013 by Robert C Gunn
Great book. Huge jump into the history of money and all the corruption that has come with it. Great book highyl recommend.Published on April 10 2013 by Danny
Basically, the book covers everything you should know about the history of money if you want to understand how we got here . Read morePublished on March 3 2013 by NeroTulip1961