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The Ascent of Money

Part 2: Bonds of War

Video duration: 55:36Video has closed captioning.

Niall Ferguson documents the rise of modern finance in Europe and its expansion into the Far East, including the ascendancy of the Rothschilds and bond markets, and the decline of Europe's landed aristocracy.

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The Ascent of Money

The Ascent of Money Episode 4: Planet Finance

Niall Ferguson chronicles the spread of financial and real estate practices.

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The Ascent of Money Episode 4: Planet Finance

57:44

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The Ascent of Money

The Ascent of Money Episode 3: Risky Business

Niall Ferguson examines the roots of the insurance industry and more.

56:14

The Ascent of Money Episode 3: Risky Business

56:14

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The Ascent of Money

Part 4: Planet Finance

Niall Ferguson chronicles the globalization of finance, and the recent economic collapse.

55:49

Part 4: Planet Finance

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The Ascent of Money

The Ascent of Money Episode 1: From Bullion to Bubbles

Niall Ferguson documents the roots of money and finance.

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The Ascent of Money Episode 1: From Bullion to Bubbles

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