The House Of Rothschild

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The House Of Rothschild
The House Of Rothschild

THE HOUSE OF ROTHSCHILD: MONEY'S PROPHETS 1798 - 1848
by Niall Ferguson
published by Penguin

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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.

- paperback: 544 pages
- product dimensions: 157 x 236 mm
- ISBN: 9780140240849

 

THE HOUSE OF ROTHSCHILD: THE WORLD'S BANKER 1849 - 1999
by Niall Ferguson
published by Penguin

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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.

- paperback: 576 pages
- product dimensions: 157 x 236 mm
- ISBN: 9780140286625

The House Of Rothschild
The House Of Rothschild