The Ascent of Money

Part 2: Bonds of War

Special | 55m 36s | Video 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.

Aired: 07/06/09

Rating: TV-PG

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