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Lords of Finance: The Bankers Who Broke The World

By: Ahamed, Liaquat

Price: $8.00

Publisher: PENGUIN GROUP: 2/21/2015

Seller ID: 9780143116806

ISBN: 0143116800

Condition: USED


Winner of the 2010 Pulitzer Prize "A magisterial work...You can't help thinking about the economic crisis we're living through now." --"The New York Times Book Review" It is commonly believed that the Great Depression that began in 1929 resulted from a confluence of events beyond any one person's or government's control. In fact, as Liaquat Ahamed reveals, it was the decisions made by a small number of central bankers that were the primary cause of that economic meltdown, the effects of which set the stage for World War II and reverberated for decades. As yet another period of econom... View more info