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Author Ferguson, Niall.

Title The house of Rothschild / Niall Ferguson
Published New York : Viking, 1998-2000


Description 2 volumes : illustrations (some color), portraits plates, genealog. table ; 24 cm
Contents [v. 1] Money's prophets, 1798-1848 -- [v. 2] The world's banker, 1849-1999
Summary The Mythology surrounding the Rothschilds' wealth and power is two centuries old. Now the historical reality, long buried in the bank's archives, is revealed for the first time by Oxford historian and bestselling author Niall Ferguson in this definitive account of a legendary banking dynasty's rise to power
Notes Published as one volume by Weidenfeld & Nicolson under the title: The world's banker : the history of the house of Rothschild
v. 2. pbk. published by Penguin
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Subject Rothschild family.
Jews -- Europe -- Biography.
Banks and banking -- Europe -- History -- 20th century.
Bankers -- Europe -- Biography.
Businesspeople -- Europe -- Biography.
Banks and banking -- Europe -- History -- 19th century.
Europe -- Politics and government.
Genre/Form Biographies.
LC no. 99041868
ISBN 0670857688 hardcover
0670887943 hardcover
0140286624 paperback