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Financial History

History may not repeat itself, but it certainly rhymes...see how past societies and economies have lived through and reacted to financial change.

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8 Book

The Spider Network

The Wild Story of a Math Genius, a Gang of Backstabbing Bankers, and One of the Greatest Scams in Financial History
David Enrich
Custom House, 2017
8 Book

The Man Who Broke Capitalism

How Jack Welch Gutted the Heartland and Crushed the Soul of Corporate America―and How to Undo His Legacy
David Gelles
Simon & Schuster, 2022
8 Book

Investing with Keynes

How the World's Greatest Economist Overturned Conventional Wisdom and Made a Fortune on the Stock Market
Justyn Walsh
Pegasus Books, 2021
8 Book

Dark Towers

Deutsche Bank, Donald Trump, and an Epic Trail of Destruction
David Enrich
Custom House, 2020
9 Book

The Color of Money

Black Banks and the Racial Wealth Gap
Mehrsa Baradaran
Belknap Press, 2019
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Ways and Means

Lincoln and His Cabinet and the Financing of the Civil War
Roger Lowenstein
Penguin Press, 2022
Book

Lincolnomics

How President Lincoln Constructed the Great American Economy
John F. Wasik
Diversion Books, 2021
8 Book

The Value of Everything

Making and Taking in the Global Economy
Mariana Mazzucato
Public Affairs, 2018
8 Article

The Long Economic Hangover of Pandemics

History shows COVID-19’s economic fallout may be with us for decades
Òscar Jordà et al.
IMF, 2020
9 Article

How Centuries of Black Strength Created a Blueprint for Economic Recovery

Black communities have for centuries harbored a spirit of support and mutual aid. It’s time the rest of the country followed their lead.
Douglas Rushkoff
Medium, 2020