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Against the Gods The Remarkable Story of Risk

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Published by Simon & Schuster Audio .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Business & Management,
  • Risk management,
  • Decision-making,
  • Audiobooks,
  • Business & Economics,
  • Abridged Audio - Business/Professional,
  • Probability & Statistics - General,
  • Audio Adult: Books On Tape,
  • Insurance - Risk Assessment & Management,
  • Finance,
  • Business Law,
  • Business & Economics / Business Law,
  • History

Book details:

The Physical Object
FormatAudio cassette
Number of Pages5
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL7659878M
ISBN 100671576461
ISBN 109780671576462
OCLC/WorldCa36876350

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  Book 4: Against All Gods in the news A letter from Virgo Virgo, star of Maz Evans's Who Let the Gods Out series, has popped by the blog to share what the Gods are up to .   God Against the Gods depicts the emergence and eventual triumph of monotheism over polytheism in the West. It begins with Pharoah Akhenaton, who attempted (and failed) to transform Egypt from a polytheistic society to one that worshipped only the sun god, spends substantial time on the history of Judaism, and then focuses, for most of the book 4/5. Access a free summary of Against the Gods, by Peter L. Bernstein other business, leadership and nonfiction books on getAbstract.8/10(). Against the Gods sets up an ambitious premise and then delivers on it."—Business Week"Deserves to be, and surely will be, widely read."—The Economist"[A] challenging book, one that may change forever the way people think about the world."—Worth"No one else could have written a book of such central importance with so much charm and /5(39).