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War and Gold: A Five-Hundred-Year History of Empires, Adventures and Debt

War and Gold: A Five-Hundred-Year History of Empires, Adventures and Debt


作者  /  Kwasi Kwarteng

出版社 / BLOOMSBURY PUBLISHING

出版日期 / 2015/05/07

商品語言 / 英文

裝訂 / 平裝

定價 / NT$550

售價 / 9折, NT$ 495

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In the sixteenth century, Spanish conquistadors discovered the New World. The vast quantities of gold and silver would make their country rich, yet the new wealth, which was plunged into multiple wars, would eventually lead to the economic ruin of their empire. Here, historian and politician Kwasi Kwarteng shows that this moment in world history has been echoed many times, from the French Revolution to both World Wars, right up to the present day, when our own financial crisis saw many of our great nations slip into financial trouble. Kwarteng reveals a pattern of war-waging, financial debt and fluctuations between paper money and the gold standard, and creates a compelling study of the powerful relationship that has shaped the world as we know it, that between war and gold.







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誠品26碼 /2681087318004
ISBN 13 /9781408831687
ISBN 10 /1408831686
EAN /9781408831687

頁數432
裝訂平裝
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語言英文
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