The Resource Popes & bankers : a cultural history of credit and debit from Aristotle to AIG, Jack Cashill, (ebook)

Popes & bankers : a cultural history of credit and debit from Aristotle to AIG, Jack Cashill, (ebook)

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Popes & bankers : a cultural history of credit and debit from Aristotle to AIG
Title
Popes & bankers
Title remainder
a cultural history of credit and debit from Aristotle to AIG
Statement of responsibility
Jack Cashill
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Popes and bankers
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eng
Summary
AMIDST THE WRECKAGE OF FINANCIAL RUIN, PEOPLE ARE LEFT PUZZLING ABOUT HOW IT HAPPENED. WHERE DID ALL THE PROBLEMS BEGIN? For the answer, Jack Cashill, a journalist as shrewd as he is seasoned, looks past the headlines and deep into pages of history and comes back with the goods. From Plato to payday loans, from Aristotle to AIG, from Shakespeare to the Salomon Brothers, from the Medici to Bernie Madoff-in Popes and Bankers Jack Cashill unfurls a fascinating story of credit and debt, usury and "the sordid love of gain." With a dizzying cast of characters, including church officials, gutter loan sharks, and even the Knights Templar, Cashill traces the creative tension between "pious restraint" and "economic ambition" through the annals of human history and illuminates both the dark corners of our past and the dusty corners of our billfolds
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Midwest
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Cashill, Jack
Dewey number
332.09
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no index present
Literary form
non fiction
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dictionaries
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  • Banks and banking
  • Credit
  • Usury
  • Electronic books
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adult
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Popes & bankers : a cultural history of credit and debit from Aristotle to AIG, Jack Cashill, (ebook)
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1 online resource
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9781418555306
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(electronic bk.)
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computer
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rdamedia
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MWT12149591
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12149591
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Popes & bankers : a cultural history of credit and debit from Aristotle to AIG, Jack Cashill, (ebook)
Link
Publication
Distribution
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9781418555306
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Publisher number
MWT12149591
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
12149591
System control number
MWT12149591
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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