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Millionaire : the philanderer, gambler, and duelist who invented modern finance

Author: Janet Gleeson
Publisher: New York, NY : Simon & Schuster, ©1999.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Chronicles the life of John Law, a financial genius from Edinburgh who found his wealth after the death of King Louis XIV.
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Genre/Form: Biography
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Gleeson, Janet.
Millionaire.
New York, NY : Simon & Schuster, ©1999
(OCoLC)646925475
Named Person: John Law; John Law; John Law
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Janet Gleeson
ISBN: 0684872951 9780684872957 1501154974 9781501154973
OCLC Number: 43599197
Description: 303 pages : illustrations ; 21 cm
Responsibility: Janet Gleeson.
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Relates how Scottish mathematical genius, playboy, and gambler John Law invented paper money, a creation that nearly destroyed the French economy and that transformed the world of finance and  Read more...

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