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The House of Rothschild: The World's Banker 1849-1998 (Paperback)
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The House of Rothschild: The World's Banker 1849-1998 (Paperback)

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Paperback 576 Pages / Published: 28/09/2000
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This second volume of Niall Ferguson's acclaimed, landmark history of the legendary Rothschild banking dynasty concludes his myth-breaking portrait of one of the most powerful and fascinating families of modern times. With all the depth, clarity and drama with which he traced the Rothschild's ascent, Ferguson shows how their power waned as conflicts from Crimea to the Second World War repeatedly threatened the stability of their worldwide empire, and how their failure to establish themselves successfully in the United States would prove fateful. At once a classic family saga and a major work of economic, social and political history, this is the definitive biography of some of the most powerful financiers of recent times.

Publisher: Penguin Books Ltd
ISBN: 9780140286625
Number of pages: 576
Weight: 659 g
Dimensions: 235 x 155 x 33 mm


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"A stupendous achievement, a triumph of historical research and imagination."--Robert Skidelsky, The New York Review of Books

"Niall Ferguson's brilliant and altogether enthralling two-volume family saga proves that academic historians can still tell great stories that the rest of us want to read."--The New York Times Book Review

"Superb ... An impressive ... account of the Rothschilds and their role in history."--Boston Globe

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