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Against the gods [electronic resource] : The Remarkable Story of Risk. Peter L Bernstein.

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  • ISBN: 9780470534533 (electronic bk)
  • Physical Description: 1 online resource
  • Date Published: 2012.

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Summary, etc.: A Business Week, New York Times Business, and USA Today Bestseller"Ambitious and readable . . . an engaging introduction to the oddsmakers, whom Bernstein regards as true humanists helping to release mankind from the choke holds of superstition and fatalism." -The New York Times"An extraordinarily entertaining and informative book." -The Wall Street Journal"A lively panoramic book . . . Against the Gods sets up an ambitious premise and then delivers on it." -Business Week"Deserves to be, and surely will be, widely read." -The Economist"[A] challenging book, one that may change forever the way people think about the world." -Worth"No one else could have written a book of such central importance with so much charm and excitement." -Robert Heilbroner author, The Worldly Philosophers"With his wonderful knowledge of the history and current manifestations of risk, Peter Bernstein brings us Against the...
Reproduction Note: Electronic reproduction. New York : Wiley, 2012. Requires OverDrive Read (file size: N/A KB) or Adobe Digital Editions (file size: 2255 KB).
Subject: Nonfiction.
Genre: Electronic books.

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