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All Posts Tagged With: "The Ascent of Money"

The Ascent of Money Episode 1: From Bullion to Bubbles

In the first episode of the four-hour series THE ASCENT OF MONEY, economist and historian Niall Ferguson documents the roots of money in the conquest of the Americas, from the Incan empire to the Louisiana territory.

Jul 8th, 2009 | 90 comments

Watch the two-hour THE ASCENT OF MONEY

Watch the two-hour program THE ASCENT OF MONEY online now.

Jul 8th, 2009 | 511 comments

Watch a preview of the four-hour documentary THE ASCENT OF MONEY

In the four-hour version of THE ASCENT OF MONEY, historian and author Niall Ferguson seeks to explain the financial history of the world, exploring how our complex system of global finance evolved over the centuries, how money has shaped the course of human affairs and how the mechanics of this economic system work to create seemingly unlimited wealth—or catastrophic loss.

Feb 19th, 2009 | 17 comments

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