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The Ascent of Money

Pennink, Adrian, (filmmaker). PBS (Firm), (Distributor). Kanopy (Firm), (Distributor).
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  • Physical Description: 1 online resource (streaming video file) (216 minutes): digital, .flv file, sound
  • Publisher: [San Francisco, California, USA] : PBS, 2009.

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General Note:
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Participant or Performer Note:
Niall Ferguson
Date/Time and Place of an Event Note:
Originally produced by PBS in 2009.
Summary, etc.:
Niall Ferguson seeks to explain the financial history of the world, exploring how our complex system of global finance evolved, how money has shaped the course of human affairs and how the mechanics of this economic system work to create seemingly unlimited wealth or catastrophic loss. Viewers learn economic fundamentals and an understanding how the Chinese economy has risen to dominate the world.
System Details Note:
Mode of access: World Wide Web.
Language Note:
In English
Subject: Globalization.
History, Modern.
Genre: Television programs

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