The House of Rothschild: Volume 1: Money's Prophets: 1798-1848 Niall Ferguson

The House of Rothschild: Volume 1: Money's Prophets: 1798-1848

Author: Niall Ferguson
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The House of Rothschild: Volume 1: Money's Prophets: 1798-1848
Author
Niall Ferguson
ISBN
9780140240849
From the bestselling author of The Ascent of Money and The Square and the Tower 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 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.Binding Type: PaperbackAuthor: Niall FergusonPublisher: Penguin BooksPublished: 11/01/1999ISBN: 9780140240849Pages: 544Weight: 1.35lbsSize: 9.25h x 6.02w x 1.26dReview Citations: New York Times 01/30/2000 pg. 24New York Times 12/05/1999 pg. 92
From the bestselling author of The Ascent of Money and The Square and the Tower

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 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.

Binding Type: Paperback
Author: Niall Ferguson
Publisher: Penguin Books
Published: 11/01/1999
ISBN: 9780140240849
Pages: 544
Weight: 1.35lbs
Size: 9.25h x 6.02w x 1.26d

Review Citations: New York Times 01/30/2000 pg. 24
New York Times 12/05/1999 pg. 92
From the bestselling author of The Ascent of Money and The Square and the Tower

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 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.

Binding Type: Paperback
Author: Niall Ferguson
Publisher: Penguin Books
Published: 11/01/1999
ISBN: 9780140240849
Pages: 544
Weight: 1.35lbs
Size: 9.25h x 6.02w x 1.26d

Review Citations: New York Times 01/30/2000 pg. 24
New York Times 12/05/1999 pg. 92