Recommended by Niyam B. Joshi
"The Ascent of Money" by Niall Ferguson (Amazon Link)
"(This book is) recommended for anyone who wishes to understand the long journey that money has taken to reach its current state, including how events and the men behind them shaped its path."
Did you know In the late 15th century, Botticelli was commissioned by the Banker's guild to paint Adoration of the Magi as a tribute to the Medici family which had done so much to improve the status of banking in the region. Botticelli took this tribute a step further by inserting the Medici family members into the painting itself in several important places.
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