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The Ascent of Money: A Financial History of the World by Niall Ferguson

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This week’s book was written by Niall Ferguson.

The Ascent of Money: A Financial History of the World brings author Niall Ferguson’s signature clarity and expert lens to bear on appreciating that while many may resent the plutocrats of Wall Street, the evolution of finance has rivalled the importance of any technological innovation in the rise of civilization. Indeed, to study the ascent and descent of money is to study the rise and fall of Western power itself.

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