Lords of Finance: The Bankers Who Broke the World

Lords of Finance: The Bankers Who Broke the World

Liaquat Ahamed

Winner of the 2010 Pulitzer Prize

"A magisterial work...You can not help pondering the industrial main issue we are residing via now." --The long island instances booklet Review

It is often believed that the nice melancholy that begun in 1929 resulted from a confluence of occasions past anyone person's or government's keep an eye on. in reality, as Liaquat Ahamed finds, it was once the choices made through a small variety of imperative bankers that have been the first reason behind that financial meltdown, the results of which set the level for global battle II and reverberated for many years. As another interval of financial turmoil makes headlines this present day, Lords of Finance is a powerful reminder of the big effect that the choices of primary bankers could have, their fallibility, and the bad human effects which could outcome once they are flawed.

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