High Financier: The Lives and Time of Siegmund Warburg

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Niall Ferguson' High Financier tells the extraordinary story of Siegmund Warburg, the refugee from Nazi Germany who restored the Blitz-shattered City of London as the world's preeminent international financial centre.

Seared by events in the 1930s, when the long-established Warburg bank was first almost destroyed by the Depression and then 'Aryanized' by the Nazis, Siegmund Warburg was determined that his own bank would learn from the past and contribute to the economic recovery of Britain, the unity of Western Europe and the birth of globalization.

In recounting how this brilliant, scholarly man brought wit, passion and, above all, high ethical standards to the world of finance, Niall Ferguson shows how his meticulous methods were the antithesis of the debt-fuelled, speculative banking of our times.

'A fascinating portrait ... Beautifully paced, dramatically subtle and psychologically shrewd ... Warburg is an emblem of money as it ought to be, and now isn't'
  Bryan Appleyard, New Statesman

'Extensively researched and beautifully written'
  Spectator

'A timely, original and engaging biography'
  The Times

'Financially literate, extremely thorough, deploying dazzling breadth of cultural reference ... Ferguson has produced a fine historical biography'
  Mail on Sunday

Niall Ferguson is one of Britain's most renowned historians. He is Laurence A. Tisch Professor of History at Harvard University, a Senior Research Fellow of Jesus College, Oxford and a Senior Fellow of the Hoover Institution, Stanford University. He is the bestselling author of Paper and Iron, The House of Rothschild, The Pity of War, The Cash Nexus, Empire, Colossus, The War of the World and The Ascent of Money.

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Beautifully paced, dramatically subtle and psychologically shrewd, this is Ferguson at his finest (Peter Stormonth Darling Spectator)

Ferguson is a talented writer, capable of grace and insight, but it is his ability as a historian that shows most strongly in High Financier (T. J. Stiles The Washington Post Sunday)

Its many finance lessons aside, High Financier is a pleasure to read simply as a work of literary skill. It is not only prodigiously researched but also splendidly written-clear and vivid and precise, perhaps even of enough merit to satisfy a word-stickler like Siegmund Warburg ( Wall Street Journal)

A timely, original and engaging biography of Siegmund Warburg (Sathnam Sanghera The Times)

This book is both a notable contribution to economic history and a fascinating portrait (Geoffrey Owen Telegraph)

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Niall Ferguson is one of Britain's most renowned historians and the author of a sequence of bestselling books, the most recent being The Ascent of Money and Civilization.

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Descrizione libro Penguin Books Ltd, United Kingdom, 2011. Paperback. Condizione libro: New. 196 x 128 mm. Language: English . Brand New Book. This is the extraordinary story of Siegmund Warburg: the refugee from Nazi Germany who restored the Blitz-shattered City of London as the world s preeminent international financial centre. In recounting how this brilliant, scholarly man brought wit, passion and, above all, high ethical standards to the world of finance, Niall Ferguson shows how his meticulous methods were the antithesis of the debt-fuelled, speculative banking of our times. A fascinating portrait .Beautifully paced, dramatically subtle and psychologically shrewd .Warburg is an emblem of money as it ought to be, and now isn t Bryan Appleyard, New Statesman Extensively researched and beautifully written Peter Stormonth Darling, Spectator Ferguson s account of Warburg s life not only reveals a prophet of European unification and, later, globalization, but a banker from a more responsible (and civilised) era Peter Mandelson, Daily Telegraph, Books of the Year A timely, original and engaging biography Sathnam Sanghera, The Times Financially literate, extremely thorough, deploying dazzling breadth of cultural reference .Ferguson has produced a fine historical biography. He has also reminded us, regrettably, that Warburg has no peer in the financial world today Simon Shaw, Mail on Sunday. Codice libro della libreria APG9780141022017

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Descrizione libro Penguin Books Ltd, United Kingdom, 2011. Paperback. Condizione libro: New. 196 x 128 mm. Language: English . Brand New Book. This is the extraordinary story of Siegmund Warburg: the refugee from Nazi Germany who restored the Blitz-shattered City of London as the world s preeminent international financial centre. In recounting how this brilliant, scholarly man brought wit, passion and, above all, high ethical standards to the world of finance, Niall Ferguson shows how his meticulous methods were the antithesis of the debt-fuelled, speculative banking of our times. A fascinating portrait .Beautifully paced, dramatically subtle and psychologically shrewd .Warburg is an emblem of money as it ought to be, and now isn t Bryan Appleyard, New Statesman Extensively researched and beautifully written Peter Stormonth Darling, Spectator Ferguson s account of Warburg s life not only reveals a prophet of European unification and, later, globalization, but a banker from a more responsible (and civilised) era Peter Mandelson, Daily Telegraph, Books of the Year A timely, original and engaging biography Sathnam Sanghera, The Times Financially literate, extremely thorough, deploying dazzling breadth of cultural reference .Ferguson has produced a fine historical biography. He has also reminded us, regrettably, that Warburg has no peer in the financial world today Simon Shaw, Mail on Sunday. Codice libro della libreria APG9780141022017

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Descrizione libro Condizione libro: New. Publisher/Verlag: Penguin UK | The Lives and Time of Siegmund Warburg | Beautifully paced, dramatically subtle and psychologically shrewd, this is Ferguson at his finest. | Mit dieser bahnbrechenden Biografie, die auf über 10 000 bisher unveröffentlichten Briefen und Tagebucheinträgen beruht, kehrt Niall Ferguson zu seinen Wurzeln als Finanzhistoriker zurück. Er erzählt darin die Geschichte Siegmund Warburgs, eines außergewöhnlichen Mannes, dessen Philosophie der Finanzwirtschaft eine Antithese zum schulden- und algorithmengetriebenen Bankwesen unserer Zeit darstellt. Nach seiner Flucht aus Nazi-Deutschland stieg Warburg zur führenden Persönlichkeit in der Londoner Finanzwelt der Nachkriegszeit auf und wurde zum Vordenker der europäischen Finanzintegration. Warburg war geprägt von den Ereignissen der 1930er- Jahre, als die seit Langem bestehende Warburg-Bank zunächst durch die Weltwirtschaftskrise fast zerstört und anschließend durch die Nazis "arisiert" wurde. Daher war er fest entschlossen, dafür zu sorgen, dass seine eigene Bank die Lehren aus der Vergangenheit zog und ihren Beitrag zur wirtschaftlichen Erholung Großbritanniens, zur Einheit Westeuropas sowie zur Entstehung der Globalisierung leistete. This is the extraordinary story of Siegmund Warburg: the refugee from Nazi Germany who restored the Blitz-shattered City of London as the world's preeminent international financial centre. In recounting how this brilliant, scholarly man brought wit, passion and, above all, high ethical standards to the world of finance, Niall Ferguson shows how his meticulous methods were the antithesis of the debt-fuelled, speculative banking of our times.'A fascinating portrait . Beautifully paced, dramatically subtle and psychologically shrewd . Warburg is an emblem of money as it ought to be, and now isn't' Bryan Appleyard, New Statesman 'Extensively researched and beautifully written' Peter Stormonth Darling, Spectator'Ferguson's account of Warburg's life not only reveals a prophet of European unification and, later, globalization, but a banker from a more responsible (and civilised) era' Peter Mandelson, Daily Telegraph , Books of the Year'A timely, original and engaging biography' Sathnam Sanghera, The Times 'Financially literate, extremely thorough, deploying dazzling breadth of cultural reference . Ferguson has produced a fine historical biography. He has also reminded us, regrettably, that Warburg has no peer in the financial world today' Simon Shaw, Mail on Sunday | Format: Paperback | Language/Sprache: english | 400 gr | 576 pp. Codice libro della libreria K9780141022017

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Descrizione libro 2011. Paperback. Condizione libro: New. 133mm x 201mm x 27mm. Paperback. This is the extraordinary story of Siegmund Warburg: the refugee from Nazi Germany who restored the Blitz-shattered City of London as the world's preeminent international financial cent.Shipping may be from multiple locations in the US or from the UK, depending on stock availability. 576 pages. 0.402. Codice libro della libreria 9780141022017

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Descrizione libro Penguin Books Ltd. Paperback. Condizione libro: new. BRAND NEW, High Financier: The Lives and Time of Siegmund Warburg, Niall Ferguson, Niall Ferguson' "High Financier" tells the extraordinary story of Siegmund Warburg, the refugee from Nazi Germany who restored the Blitz-shattered City of London as the world's preeminent international financial centre. Seared by events in the 1930s, when the long-established Warburg bank was first almost destroyed by the Depression and then 'Aryanized' by the Nazis, Siegmund Warburg was determined that his own bank would learn from the past and contribute to the economic recovery of Britain, the unity of Western Europe and the birth of globalization. In recounting how this brilliant, scholarly man brought wit, passion and, above all, high ethical standards to the world of finance, Niall Ferguson shows how his meticulous methods were the antithesis of the debt-fuelled, speculative banking of our times. "A fascinating portrait .Beautifully paced, dramatically subtle and psychologically shrewd .Warburg is an emblem of money as it ought to be, and now isn't". (Bryan Appleyard, "New Statesman"). "Extensively researched and beautifully written". ("Spectator"). "A timely, original and engaging biography". ("The Times"). "Financially literate, extremely thorough, deploying dazzling breadth of cultural reference.Ferguson has produced a fine historical biography". ("Mail on Sunday"). Niall Ferguson is one of Britain's most renowned historians. He is Laurence A. Tisch Professor of History at Harvard University, a Senior Research Fellow of Jesus College, Oxford and a Senior Fellow of the Hoover Institution, Stanford University. He is the bestselling author of "Paper and Iron", "The House of Rothschild", "The Pity of War", "The Cash Nexus", "Empire", "Colossus", "The War of the World" and "The Ascent of Money". Codice libro della libreria B9780141022017

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Descrizione libro Penguin Books Ltd, 2011. Condizione libro: New. 2011. Paperback. Tells the story of Siegmund Warburg, the refugee from Nazi Germany who restored the Blitz-shattered City of London as the world's preeminent international financial centre. In this title, the author shows how his meticulous methods were the antithesis of the debt-fuelled, speculative banking of our times. Num Pages: 576 pages. BIC Classification: 1D; 3JJP; BGB; KFFK. Category: (G) General (US: Trade); (P) Professional & Vocational; (U) Tertiary Education (US: College). Dimension: 196 x 130 x 26. Weight in Grams: 408. . . . . . . Codice libro della libreria V9780141022017

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Descrizione libro Penguin Books Ltd. Condizione libro: New. 2011. Paperback. Tells the story of Siegmund Warburg, the refugee from Nazi Germany who restored the Blitz-shattered City of London as the world's preeminent international financial centre. In this title, the author shows how his meticulous methods were the antithesis of the debt-fuelled, speculative banking of our times. Num Pages: 576 pages. BIC Classification: 1D; 3JJP; BGB; KFFK. Category: (G) General (US: Trade); (P) Professional & Vocational; (U) Tertiary Education (US: College). Dimension: 196 x 130 x 26. Weight in Grams: 408. . . . . . Books ship from the US and Ireland. Codice libro della libreria V9780141022017

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