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  • Published: 7 March 2013
  • ISBN: 9780141976419
  • Imprint: Penguin eBooks
  • Format: EBook
  • Pages: 576
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The Cash Nexus

Money And Power in the Modern World, 1700-2000



The high-impact and controversial history of money's place in the world, from bestselling author Niall Ferguson - now in ebook for the first time

Generations of historians have shied away from the truth behind the cliche: money makes the world go around. International bestseller Niall Ferguson answers the big questions about finance and its crucial place in bringing happiness and despair, warfare and welfare, boom and crash to nations buffeted by the onward march of history. Starting in 1700 and ending today, The Cash Nexus is a dazzling, powerful and controversial explanation of modern world history and the fundamental force that lurks behind it all.

  • Published: 7 March 2013
  • ISBN: 9780141976419
  • Imprint: Penguin eBooks
  • Format: EBook
  • Pages: 576
Categories:

About the author

Niall Ferguson

Niall Ferguson is one of Britain's most renowned historians. He is a Laurence A. Tisch Professor of History at Harvard University, a Senior Research Fellow of Jesus College, Oxford University, and a Senior Fellow of the Hoover Institution, Stanford University. The bestselling author of Paper and Iron, The House of Rothschild, The Pity of War, The Cash Nexus, Empire and Colossus, he also writes regularly for newspapers and magazines all over the world. Since 2003 he has written and presented three highly successful television documentary series for Channel Four: Empire, American Colossus and, most recently, The War of the World. He, his wife and three children divide their time between the United Kingdom and the United States.

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