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A solid, but unevenly written book, with too much repetition and too much bitterness and anger from the author.
Gods of Money : F. William Engdahl :
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Goodreads is the world’s largest site for readers with over 50 million reviews. The book’s subtitle, “Wall Street and the Death of the American Century”, suggests that the oligarchs behind the name ‘Wall Street’ have over-reached in their imperial quest to expand the American Empire’s ‘free markets’.
Gods of Money: Wall Street and the Death of the American Century by F. William Engdahl
Middlethought rated it it was amazing Aug 05, Duke21 rated it liked it Jan 12, Looking for beautiful books? Michael Rusk rated it really liked it Sep 26, The resulting world debt crisis strengthened Wall Street’s position to impose its policies around the globe.
American-German freelance journalist, historian and economic researcher. Apr 13, R. Small wonder then, that it remains a vital propagandist project to key insiders that Wall Street’s secret history remains that way.
Opiumhead rated it really liked it Jan 10, Engdahl draws on discourses of key insiders from the North Atlantic capitalist class to reveal how they pursued a strategy in the early s to once again transform the world, in response to external crises that emerged in the late s and early s. Arvydas rated it it was amazing Mar 17, Hernan rated it it was amazing Jun 14, Oligarchy and militarism, parallels with the fall of the Roman Empire.
Grew up in Texas, earned a BA in engineering and jurisprudence from Princeton University in momey, and studied comparative economics at the University of Stockholm from to Refresh and try again. It details the intimate synergies between American military power and the financial means of Wall Street and Washington to create the most extensive global empire since the fall of the British Empire a century ago.
Having previously read Prins and Sorkin, I emgdahl vaguely familiar with the characters and the stories, but Engdahl’s way of telling the engdxhl opened new paths of inquiry I had never imagined, for instance, the conspiracies in Lincoln and Kennedy assassinations, and their relation to economic policies.
Indeed, the author convincingly traces the familial, fraternal and institutional linkages between the current Anglo-American plutocracy and their forebears, who planned two global wars among other horrors. Trivia About Gods of Money: Janine Huffman rated it liked it Nov 18, Home Contact Us Help Free delivery worldwide.
After that point the world was in no doubt who gofs the power to reckon with. William Engdahl, explores the power relations that have deepened between key insiders from Wall Street’s banks, US industrial corporations and the United States government since the ‘American Civil War’.
To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. Thomas Sheridan rated it it was amazing May 28, Stockfish rated it it was amazing Mar 17, Rather it traces the history of money as an instrument of power; it traces the evolution of that power in the moeny of a tiny elite that regards themselves as, quite literally, gods-The Gods of Money.
Gods of Money: Wall Street and the Death of the American Century
Published May 3rd by Edition. It was born gors the first days of August, with the dropping of the atomic bomb on Hiroshima and Nagasaki. It traces the rise of America from the engddahl to the hegemonic global superpower on the ashes of the British Empire by the end of the Second World War.
Their American peers saw the opportunity for world domination by financing and supplying the ‘Allied Powers’. Open Preview See a Problem? A Must Read Fascinating narrative about the oligarchs behind the untold stories of American capitism.
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