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

Ferguson, Niall (Author).

Available copies

  • 5 of 5 copies available at Sage Library System.

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0 current holds with 5 total copies.

Summary:

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.
Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Circulation Modifier Age Hold Protection Active/Create Date Status Due Date
Baker County Library 332 .F353a (Text) 37814002308923 NON-FICTION Book None 01/21/2010 Available -
Cook Memorial Library - La Grande 332.4/F38 (Text) 35178001158222 Adult Non-Fiction Book None 12/23/2008 Available -
Hermiston Public Library 332.4 FER (Text) 37838000814889 Adult Non-Fiction Book None 01/09/2009 Available -
Klamath Community College HG171 .F47 2008 (Text) 3760304884 Main Collection Book None 06/22/2016 Available -
Treasure Valley Community College Library 332.4 F3816as (Text) 32220000924023 Adult Non-Fiction Book None 09/14/2009 Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 1594201927
  • ISBN: 9781594201929
  • Physical Description: v, 441 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
  • Edition: First edition.
  • Publisher: New York : Penguin Press, 2008.

Content descriptions

Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Formatted Contents Note:
Introduction -- Dreams of avarice -- Of human bondage -- Blowing bubbles -- The return of risk -- Safe as houses -- From empire to chimerica -- Afterword: the descent of money.
Summary, etc.:
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.
Subject: Money > History
Economic history
Economics > History
International finance > History
Finance > History

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