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    • Lords of Finance

    • The Bankers Who Broke the World
    • By: Liaquat Ahamed
    • Narrated by: Stephen Hoye
    • Length: 18 hrs and 32 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 1,045
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 737
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 747

    It is commonly believed that the Great Depression that began in 1929 resulted from a confluence of events beyond any one person's or government's control. In fact, as Liaquat Ahamed reveals, it was the decisions made by a small number of central bankers that were the primary cause of the economic meltdown, the effects of which set the stage for World War II and reverberated for decades.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • interesting insight into interwar period!

    • By Toru on 11-27-09

    Regular price: $34.99