The House of Rothschild: Volume 1: Money's Prophets: 1798-1848

The House of Rothschild: Volume 1: Money's Prophets: 1798-1848

Niall Ferguson


In his wealthy and nuanced portrait of the outstanding, elusive Rothschild kin, Oxford pupil and bestselling writer Niall Ferguson uncovers the secrets and techniques in the back of the family's extraordinary fiscal good fortune. He finds for the 1st time the main points of the family's immense political community, which gave it entry to and effect over a few of the maximum statesmen of the age. And he tells a family members saga, tracing the significance of harmony and the profound position of Judaism within the lives of a dynasty that rose from the confines of the Frankfurt ghetto and later used its impression to help oppressed Jews all through Europe. A definitive paintings of impeccable scholarship with a completely attractive narrative, ‘The residence of Rothschild’ is a biography of the rarest style, within which mysterious and engaging old figures eventually spring to lifestyles.

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