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I disagreed with Ferguson on many theoretical issues, but this is after all just a book on history, so that's what you should expect.
The author's writing style flows more like a fictional narrative than a history book-- which is an impressive feat considering the subject matter.
I highly recommend the book, and I believe that anyone with an interest in history - financial or not - will enjoy the book immensely.
It has a good flow to it. It goes back in time and the author explains the way financial system evolvedPublished 13 days ago by Vishwas
I appreciate and respect Mr Ferguson as an author and economist, but unfortunately, this book rated merely as "meh" for me. Read morePublished 1 month ago by Shawn C.
Very well written. Historically traces the importance of money over the centuries.Published 1 month ago by srs
My brain hurt and I did not understand Economy any better after reading this.Published 1 month ago by Lucie Novak
This is wholly and only narrative history. As such, it's a great read, racy, journalistic, and absorbing. Read morePublished 1 month ago by Geoff Crocker
This book is less about money than it is about numismatics. It's trivial and completely avoids addressing the nature of money; its relationship to power and its role in socially... Read morePublished 2 months ago by Argus Human Rights
Great in depth look into the mysteries surrounding money! A must read if you are in the financial world. If you are not it is still educational.Published 2 months ago by Chris Scheer