The Ascent of Money
A Financial History of the World
Where did money come from and what makes it so important to everyone in the world? Discover how and why money was created, as well as how it impacts people on a personal and global level.
The Ascent of Money goes all the way back to the beginning of financial history and walks you through some of the major innovations and events that shook the financial world. Many of these events created today's financial precedents, and the inventions are still in place today. Money is something that everyone needs, and this book can help explain why that is.
You will learn:
- What the true value of money is to our civilization
- How you can recognize financial patterns that affect the economy on a large scale
- Why the world's financial power is shifting in a new direction and what governments have done to make that happen.