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doc Ø The House of Rothschild Volume 2 The World's Banker 1849 1999 Paperback Read ¸ johnscyclingdiary Á [BOOKS] ✯ The House of Rothschild Volume 2 The World's Banker 1849 1999 By Niall Ferguson – Johns-cycling-diary.co.uk A major work of economic social Magination' Robert Skidelsky The New York Review of Books 'Niall Ferguson's brilliant and altogether enthralling two volume family saga proves that academic historians can still tell great stories that the rest of us want to read' The New York Times Book Review'Superb An impressive account of the Rothschilds and their role in history' Boston GlobeNiall Ferguson is one of Britain's most renowned historians He is Laurence A Tisch Professor of History at Harvard University and a Senior Research Fellow of Jesus College Oxford He is the bestselling author of The Pity of War The Ascent of Money Empire Colossus The War of the World and Civilizati Think my favorite takeaways were on the brilliance of the family's strategy in the latter half of the 19th century Essentially by playing it conservative and versus smaller as they all were competitors it meant they both were unlikely to take stupid risks that could jeopardize the business and also would be unable to be seen as making unusually high profits that could invoke the wrath of any government that might have been in such a position Double edged sword though was growing number of heirs who found their portions of a pie not as generous as desired and many wishing to pull funds out of the businessAlso a senior Rothschild in 1870 after Germany defeated France had the remarkable intuition that if reparationspeace terms were too harsh it would be bad for Europe's economy overall and could threaten stability an observation long predating John Maynard Keynes's observation on the Treaty of VersaillesNot as interesting as the first volume but you still might find something you like in it

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A major of Rothschild Kindle #211 work of economic social and political history Niall Ferguson's The House of Rothschild The World's Bankeris The House Epubthe second volume of the acclaimed landmark history of the legendary Rothschild banking dynasty Niall Ferguson's House of Rothschild Money's Prophets House of Rothschild PDFEPUB #191was hailed as a 'great biography' by Time magazine and named one of the best books of by Business WeekNow House of Rothschild Volume 2 Kindle with all the depth clarity and drama with which he traced their ascent Ferguson the first historian with access to the long lost Rothschild family archives concludes This was the second volume of Ferguson's biography of the Rothschild family It is well written generally sympathetic and filled with details of how the various strands of the family fit into European history from the Crimean war up through the two World Wars What is amazing about this set is how this family continue to keep itself organized disciplined and devoted to business for so long at such a high level of performance There is nothing like this in journalistic accounts and the volume is so extraordinary precisely because the Rothschild family has been the focus of so much attention hostility racial antisemitic attacks and the like for so much of its history Ferguson's skills are also on display in this book and it is not surprising that he proved capable of writing faster than most people can read

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The House of Rothschild Volume 2 The World's Banker 1849 1999His myth breaking portrait of once of the most fascinating and power families of all timeFrom Crimea to House of Rothschild Volume 2 Kindle World War II wars repeatedly threatened the stability of the Rothschilds' worldwide empire Despite these many global upheavals theirs remained the biggest bank in the world up until the First World War their interests extending far beyond the realm of finance Yet the Rothschilds' failure to establish themselves successfully in the United States proved fateful and as financial power shifted from London to New York after their power waned'A stupendous achievement a triumph of historical research and i If you ever wanted to know who runs the worldjust read this bookThe bankers and financiersbut not in the way you necessarily thinkA detailed and insightful account of how the the Rothschild dynasty wascreatedpays to have a strong patriarch and sons than daughtersSadly probably still the case