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The Ascent of Money

The Ascent of Money Episode 2: Bonds of War

55:41

Niall Ferguson on John Law and his Louisiana territory Ponzi scheme; bond markets support warfare in Europe; globalization accelerates with the economic invasion of the Far East.

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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

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