Dreams of Avarice
Category All Business
Series Title Ascent of Money
Episode 1
Duration 50 mins
Product Code 22103
Broadcast Year 2008
Price £195.00

Dreams of Avarice is part of the BBC documentary series, Ascent of Money.

From Shylock's pound of flesh to the loan sharks of Glasgow, from the "promises to pay" on Babylonian clay tablets to Medici banking system. In Dreams of Avarice, Professor Ferguson explains the origins of credit and debt and why credit networks are indispensable to any civilisation.

Part of a series of BBC documentaries for schools and education of business and its origins in history

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