The Ascent of Money - A Financial History of the World

The Ascent of Money - A Financial History of the World


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In The Ascent of Money, Niall Ferguson explores the critical role of money in shaping human progress and history. From funding the Italian Renaissance to causing the French Revolution, from fueling Britain's war efforts to the Wall Street Crash and the more recent Financial Crises. This is a unique and comprehensive history of the rise and fall of money in the global economic system.

Niall Ferguson is one of Britain's most renowned historians. He is the Milbank Family Senior Fellow at the Hoover Institution, Stanford University, a senior faculty fellow of the Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs at Harvard, and a visiting professor at Tsinghua University, Beijing. He is the author of fifteen books, including The Pity of WarThe House of RothschildEmpireCivilization and Kissinger, 1923-1968- The Idealist, which won the Council on Foreign Relations Arthur Ross Prize. He is an award-making filmmaker, too, having won an international Emmy for his PBS series The Ascent of Money. His many other prizes include the Benjamin Franklin Prize for Public Service (2010), the Hayek Prize for Lifetime Achievement (2012) and the Ludwig Erhard Prize for Economic Journalism (2013). He was named Columnist of the Year at the 2018 British Press Awards.