The Philanderer, Gambler, and Duelist Who Invented Modern Finance
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ISBN10: 0684872951 ISBN13: 9780684872957 Publisher: Simon & Schuster Published: Jul 1 2000 Pages: 303 Weight: 0.75lbs. Height: 7.75" Width: 5.25" Depth: 1.00" Language: English
Relates how Scottish mathematical genius, playboy, and gambler John Law invented paper money, a creation that nearly destroyed the French economy and that transformed the world of finance and banking.