Jack Cashill has written for The WSJ, Washington Post, Weekly Standard, and regularly in the American Thinker and WorldNetDaily. Recent books include Hoodwinked, Sucker Punch, and What’s The Matter With California. Jack has a Ph.D. from Purdue.
I recommend this book without hesitation to anyone who wants a good day's reading on a subject that is surprisingly interesting.
I am very into reading economics and history, and my bookshelf is jam packed with books on the subject from over-simplistic to post-grad-level complexity.
This book could not be put down and then get back to reading it during my next free time because by then I would not understand what I'm reading again.
This is an informative and entertaining history of investment banking including Knights Templars, Medici, Rothschild and Jewish houses into the modern era. Read morePublished 1 month ago by Gderf
The prose is lucid, brilliant, engaging. Here is the best description from the ground up of every kind of deal and institution in capitalist history, presented so colorfully and... Read morePublished 8 months ago by PHIL
A review is history and the development of credit or. Debt . While relevant in view of current events of financial crisisPublished 17 months ago by Amazon Customer
Not an easy read but it is a well constructed history of usury. It exposes the complete lack of morality in the banking business. Read morePublished 19 months ago by Henri
One of my hobbies is looking for connections between successful businesses and godly principles. Even if the business owners do not know it, they often used a philosophy found in... Read morePublished 23 months ago by mydailypause dot org
...but not without its problems. Some were minor - I didn't like the layout of the book, with such wide spaces and odd paragraph construction, and placing the footnotes at the end... Read morePublished 23 months ago by Henok Kidane
Most every book on "the crisis" is skewed, trying to show their point. Which makes most miss the point. Read morePublished on June 21, 2012 by Al Swanson
I must admit, I did not have high hopes with this book being exciting. I mean a history book on credit and debt? I figured watching cement harden would be more exciting. Read morePublished on April 12, 2012 by Water Monkey