A Business Week, New York Times Business, and USA Today Bestseller
“Ambitious and readable . . . an engaging introduction to the oddsmakers, whom Bernstein regards as true humanists helping to release mankind from the choke holds of superstition and fatalism.” -The New York Times
“An extraordinarily entertaining and informative book.” -The Wall Street Journal
“A lively panoramic book . . . Against the Gods sets up an ambitious premise and then delivers on it.” -Business Week
ISBN 10 : 9780470534533
ISBN 13 : 0470534532
A Business Week, New York Times Business, and USA Today Bestseller "Ambitious and readable . . . an engaging introduction to the oddsmakers, whom Bernstein regards as true humanist..
ISBN 10 : 0471295639
ISBN 13 : 9780471295631
A blend of biography and history shows how famous scientists and creative amateurs developed the concepts of risk, risk management, and probability, paving the way for progress in ..
ISBN 10 : 9781118282694
ISBN 13 : 1118282698
"The need for realism in reform of its monetary system is what makes Bernstein’s story of the Power of Gold so timely. It is a compelling reminder that maintaining a fixed price ..
ISBN 10 : 9780393340204
ISBN 13 : 0393340201
"One corner of the great American panorama enlarged to highlight starry-eyed visionaries, political machinations, indefatigable ingenuity, and cockeyed optimism."—Kirkus Reviews ..
ISBN 10 : 1542786657
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"Really good" Elon Musk, CEO, Tesla Motors "An adventure of bucking established practices in pursuit of greatness" T. Randall, Bloomberg Twelve Against the Gods is the story of adv..
ISBN 10 : 9781118523988
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Capital Ideas traces the origins of modern Wall Street, from the pioneering work of early scholars and the development of new theories in risk, valuation, and investment returns, t..
ISBN 10 : 0470435194
ISBN 13 : 9780470435199
One of the foremost financial writers of his generation, Peter Bernstein has the unique ability to synthesize intellectual history and economics with the theory and practice of inv..