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The Ascent of Money: A PBS Financial History of the World

The ascent of money by Naill Ferguson


Broke | | THE FACTS. THE FUTURE. THE FIGHT TO FIX AMERICA� BEFORE IT�S TOO LATE. In the words of Harvard economist Niall Ferguson, the United States is �an empire on the edge of chaos.� Why? Glenn Beck thinks the answer is pretty simple: Because we�ve turned our backs on the Constitution. Yes, our country is financially broke, but that�s just a side effect of our broken spirit, our broken faith in government, the broken promises by our…

from Business Insider

27 Books Every Entrepreneur Should Read

"The Ascent Of Money: A Financial History Of The World," by Niall Ferguson This is Coke CEO Muhtar Kent's favorite book, which chronicles the evolution of the financial system. It's essential for entrepreneurs to understand the macro economic elements that will ultimately determine if their business succeeds or fails. Read more about Niall Ferguson's "The Ascent Of Money."

from the Guardian

Civilization: The West and the Rest by Niall Ferguson – review

Civilization: The West and the Rest by Niall Ferguson – review Niall Ferguson's rightwing paean to western values is unsuited to being taught in schools

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Niall Ferguson: why the West is now in decline

Niall Ferguson: why the West is now in decline. For 500 years Western civilisation was full of self-belief, but now, historian Niall Ferguson argues in his new Channel 4 series, its dominance is coming to an end.

The Great Degeneration: How Institutions Decay and Economies Die/Niall Ferguson


The House of Rothschild: The World's Banker 1849-1999: 2: The World's Banker, 1849-1998: Niall Ferguson: 9780140286625: Books

from the Guardian

Is Niall Ferguson's Newsweek attack on Obama 'embarrassing' and 'unethical'?

Is Niall Ferguson's Newsweek attack on Obama 'embarrassing' and 'unethical'? Paul Krugman is among the intellectual heavyweights tearing apart the British historian for a 'careless and unconvincing' article

Empire: The Rise and Demise of the British World Order by Niall Ferguson. Seems to be read a lot by people worrying about the decline of the U.S. Certainly depressing enough. Whether it tells you who to vote for in the fall, I'm not sure.