The Resource Bonds of War, (eMovie)

Bonds of War, (eMovie)

Label
Bonds of War
Title
Bonds of War
Contributor
Distributor
Filmmaker
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Money and war have long had a close relationship. In early 19th-century London, the powerful Rothschild family helped the British government finance its war against Napoleon and, despite a nearly catastrophic miscalculation of the war's duration that could have led to financial ruin, found an opportunity to create enormous wealth through the purchase of British bonds. Fifty years later, the relationship between war and money would again be felt in America's Civil War, when the Confederacy attempted, with disastrous results, to finance itself by boosting the value of its cotton - its only tangible asset - by placing an embargo on exports to Britain. In Great Britain, the Duke of Buckingham became the first great landowner to see his wealth disappear as the value of his land plummeted, marking the beginning of the end of the British aristocracy. And in 1914, the assassination of another Duke -Ferdinand - would bring an end to the first wave of economic globalization within a matter of weeks
Cataloging source
VDU
Characteristic
videorecording
Date time place
Originally produced by PBS in 2009
Language note
In English
PerformerNote
Niall Ferguson
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Pennink, Adrian
  • PBS (Firm)
  • Kanopy (Firm)
Runtime
53
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Globalization
  • History, Modern
Technique
live action
Label
Bonds of War, (eMovie)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Title from title frames
  • Film
  • In Process Record
Antecedent source
unknown
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
kan1478988
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (streaming video file) (54 minutes):
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Medium for sound
other
Other physical details
digital, .flv file, sound
Publisher number
1478988
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
sound
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
  • remote
  • other
System control number
(OCoLC)1035089813
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web
Video recording format
other
Label
Bonds of War, (eMovie)
Publication
Note
  • Title from title frames
  • Film
  • In Process Record
Antecedent source
unknown
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
kan1478988
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (streaming video file) (54 minutes):
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Medium for sound
other
Other physical details
digital, .flv file, sound
Publisher number
1478988
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
sound
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
  • remote
  • other
System control number
(OCoLC)1035089813
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web
Video recording format
other

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