The Ascent of Money

The Ascent of Money

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The series charts the financial history of the world, highlighting the effect that finance had on some of the biggest events in history.

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The series charts the financial history of the world, highlighting the effect that finance had on some of the biggest events in history.

Part 1: From Bullion to Bubble
1. Part 1: From Bullion to Bubble

Economist and historian Niall Ferguson takes a global look at the history of mon...

Part 2: Bonds of War
2. Part 2: Bonds of War

In the second episode of the four-hour series The Ascent of Money, economist and...

Part 3: Risky Business
3. Part 3: Risky Business

Economist and historian Niall Ferguson examines the roots of the insurance indus...

Part 4: Planet Finance
4. Part 4: Planet Finance

In the final episode of four-part The Ascent of Money series, Niall Ferguson chr...

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