The Ascent of Money

The Ascent of Money

A Financial History of the World [With Earbuds]

By Niall Ferguson; Simon Prebble (Read by)

Findaway World, Pre-Recorded Audio Player, 9781615456635, 1pp.

Publication Date: July 2009

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.

About the Author
Niall Ferguson is the Laurence A. Tisch Professor of History at Harvard University, a Senior Research Fellow of Jesus College, Oxford, and a Senior Research Fellow of the Hoover Institution, Stanford University. He is the author of the New York Times bestsellers The Great Degeneration, Civilization, The Ascent of Money, and The War of the World. He lives in Cambridge, Massachusetts.

Simon Prebble has worked extensively on British and American television as both actor and narrator.