The Ascent of Money

The Ascent of Money

A Financial History of the World

By Niall Ferguson

Thorndike Press, Hardcover, Large Print, Large Print, 9781410415332, 647pp.

Publication Date: May 1, 2009

Ferguson tells the human story behind the evolution of money, from its origins in ancient Mesopotamia to the latest Wall Street upheavals. The author shows that finance is, in fact, the foundation of human progress.