The Ascent of Money: A Financial History of the World DVD
The Ascent of Money: A Financial History of the WorldDVD
In this ambitious program, British author/historian Niall Ferguson chronicles the financial history of the world in order to help the layperson better understand the workings of today's complex economy. Traveling to Italy, Scotland, Amsterdam, New York City, and elsewhere, Ferguson details the origins of charging interest, life insurance, and more, while also providing analyses of the headline-making news about subprime mortgages and credit default swaps. 4 hrs. Widescreen (Enhanced); Soundtrack: English Dolby Digital stereo.