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The ascent of money has 19255 ratings and 1237 reviews riku said: imperialism: the darwinian justificationferguson contends that today's financia. A richly original look at the origins of money and how it makes the world go ' roundniall ferguson follows the money to tell the human story behind the evolution. After watching mr ferguson on bnn video on my way to lunch with a friend i immediately purchased an overpriced, paying $32 versus about.
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