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The Great Game - A History of Wall Street

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Product description

Wall Street has been many things in its day. It began as the northern defensive perimeter of a wilderness trading post, at a time when money was limited to gold and silver, and wealth was enjoyed by few. Today, it is a metaphor for the global financial market, as wealth has spread far and wide. Yet Wall Street itself continues to grow and evolve as the world's centre of financial power.;How Wall Street, money and wealth reached today's extraordinary high is told in this book covering 350 years of history. And John Steele Gordon seeks answers to Adam Smith's question as to the purpose of all the "toil and bustle".
The unclipped dustjacket is in good condition. The hardback cover is in good condition apart from bumping on the top outer corners and at the bottom of the spine. The binding is sound. The pages are in good clean condition except that Archive Copy is stamped on the title page. Possibly unread.
Copyright 1999.

Item details

Added value:
dustjacket
Author(s):
John Steele Gordon
Condition:
Used: good
Dimensions:
13.2 x 20.7 x 3.2 cm
Edition:
1999
Format:
Hardback
ISBN-10:
0752830961
ISBN-13:
9780752830964
Number of pages:
319
Publisher:
Orion Business
Title:
The Great Game - A History of Wall Street

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Wall Street has been many things in its day. It began as the northern defensive perimeter of a wilderness trading post, at a time when money was limited to gold and silver, and wealth was enjoyed by few. Today, it is a metaphor for the global financial market, as wealth has spread far and wide. Yet Wall Street itself continues to grow and evolve as the world's centre of financial power.;How Wall Street, money and wealth reached today's extraordinary high is told in this book covering 350 years of history. And John Steele Gordon seeks answers to Adam Smith's question as to the purpose of all the "toil and bustle".
The unclipped dustjacket is in good condition. The hardback cover is in good condition apart from bumping on the top outer corners and at the bottom of the spine. The binding is sound. The pages are in good clean condition except that Archive Copy is stamped on the title page. Possibly unread.
Copyright 1999.

Added value:
dustjacket
Author(s):
John Steele Gordon
Condition:
Used: good
Dimensions:
13.2 x 20.7 x 3.2 cm
Edition:
1999
Format:
Hardback
ISBN-10:
0752830961
ISBN-13:
9780752830964
Number of pages:
319
Publisher:
Orion Business
Title:
The Great Game - A History of Wall Street

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