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The house of Rothschild

Author: Niall Ferguson
Publisher: New York, NY : Penguin, ©1998-1999.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Deals with the history of the legendary Rothschild banking dynasty. This title also shows the portrait of one of the most powerful and fascinating families of modern times. It shows how their power  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Biography
History
Named Person: Rothschild family.; Rothschild family.
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Niall Ferguson
ISBN: 0140240845 9780140240849 0140286624 9780140286625
OCLC Number: 43387092
Notes: "This is the first of two volumes of The House of Rothschild"--T.p. verso, [v. 1].
"In Great Britain The house of Rothschild was published as one volume by Weidenfeld & Nicolson as The world's banker"--Title page verso.
Description: 2 volumes : illustrations (some color), genealogical table ; 25 cm
Contents: [V. 1]. Money's prophets, 1798-1848 --
[v. 2]. The world's banker, 1849-1999.
Responsibility: Niall Ferguson.
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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 Read more...

 
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