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House of Rothschild: Money's Prophets: 1798-1848

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In his rich and nuanced portrait of the remarkable, elusive Rothschild family, Oxford scholar and bestselling author Niall Ferguson uncovers the secrets behind the family's phenomenal economic success. He reveals for the first time the details of the family's vast political network, which gave it access to and influence over many of the greatest statesmen of the age. And he tells a family saga, tracing the importance of family unity and the profound role of Judaism in the lives of a dynasty that rose from the confines of the Frankfurt ghetto and later used its influence to assist oppressed Jews throughout Europe. A definitive work of impeccable scholarship with a thoroughly engaging narrative, The House of Rothschild is a biography of the rarest kind, in which mysterious and fascinating historical figures finally spring to life.

Synopsis:

Presents a portrait of Europe's most powerful banking family, tracing their influence on European finance, on political events, and on European Jewry.

Synopsis:

In his rich and nuanced portrait of the remarkable, elusive Rothschild family, Oxford scholar and bestselling author Niall Ferguson uncovers the secrets behind the family's phenomenal economic success. of color photos.

About the Author

Niall Ferguson is 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 British television: Empire, American Colossus, and, The War of the World.

Table of Contents

v. 1. Money's prophets, 1798-1848 — v. 2. The world's banker, 1849-1999.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780140240849
Author:
Ferguson, Niall
Publisher:
Penguin Books
Location:
New York :
Subject:
Banks & Banking
Subject:
Jews
Subject:
Europe - General
Subject:
Bankers
Subject:
Banks and banking
Subject:
Rich & Famous
Subject:
Rothschild family
Subject:
Jews -- Europe.
Subject:
World History-European History General
Edition Description:
Paperback / softback
Series Volume:
3147-124
Publication Date:
19991131
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
from 12
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
672
Dimensions:
9.25x6.02x1.26 in. 1.35 lbs.
Age Level:
from 18

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"Synopsis" by , Presents a portrait of Europe's most powerful banking family, tracing their influence on European finance, on political events, and on European Jewry.
"Synopsis" by , In his rich and nuanced portrait of the remarkable, elusive Rothschild family, Oxford scholar and bestselling author Niall Ferguson uncovers the secrets behind the family's phenomenal economic success. of color photos.

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