THE HOUSE OF ROTHSCHILD: The World's Banker, 1849-1999

Editorial Review - Kirkus - Jane Doe

Once upon a time, the Rothschilds were the wealthiest people on earth. In a thorough, diligent study, Ferguson (History/Oxford) completes his grand chronicle of the family that achieved history's greatest economic hegemony (The House of Rothschild: Money's Prophets, 1798-1848, 1998). Access to family records, hitherto unavailable, was facilitated by the English branch of the clan for this ... Read full review

THE HOUSE OF ROTHSCHILD: Money's Prophets, 1798-1848

Editorial Review - Kirkus - Jane Doe

The fabulous history of a legendary family, reviled by many, lauded by many others, and fascinating to all, is told again, this time with encyclopedic exactitude. British scholar Ferguson (History/Oxford) has done exhaustive research, drawing on musty archives worldwide, and he uses long extracts from Rothschild family correspondence never before publicly presented. A generation ago, Frederick ... Read full review

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