The Ascent of Money: A Financial History of the World

The Ascent of Money: A Financial History of the World 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 on what he calls Planet Finance Bread, cash, dosh, dough, loot, lucre, moolah, readies, the wherewithal Call it what you like, it matters To