I was familiar with the first few gold ru I picked this up on a bit of a whim, interested in learning a little more about South African gold mines, and thinking that the book was entirely about those particular mines. Although the stuff has few practical uses and hasn't been linked in any official way to currency since President Richard Nixon took the United States off the gold standard embedded in the Bretton Woods accord, many still view it as a safe place to store wealth. Gold in India has always held it's own position - commodity of desire for Indian women as jewellery, commodity to depict elitism and of course as commodity of trade. So a good overview that will act like a prospector map to other interesting history that you may never have thought existed. Appropriately one daily business newspaper carried a review of this book from where I got to know of it. It conveys the excitement of mining without degenerating into overheated prose, and gives a good sense of the world of gold mining particularly on the ground to readers who will probably never run a sluice, let alone a flot mill.
The sixth chapter focuses on the growth of Barrick gold. Extracting metallic gold from ore involves deadly chemicals. When the first chapter of a book is spent translating imperial measurements into metric and working through parochial comparisons between mine depth and Long Island I was concerned this would not be the book I was hoping for. Opinions of guests are their own and the host is acting on behalf of Platinum Properties Investor Network Inc. Jason: Do you have any concern? From the earliest civilizations, 6,000 years ago, when gold was an icon of sacred and kingly power, Hart tracks its evolution, through conquest, murder, and international mayhem, into the speculative casino-chip that the metal has become.
If you had to chose to read only one book on gold, I'd recommend Hart's book over Bernstein's. Isaac is determined to find the book—it will make him rich! I wrote this book so you can beat them and be a successful gold and silver investor like me. But gold has captivated people for thousands of years. There are many geeky gold words in this book, and many people names related to the race of this metal globally. الكتاب يأخذك خلال 12 فصل في عوالم الذهب المثيرة والخفية الكتاب يسلط الضوء على أسئلة من قبيل من الذي أعطى الذهب قيمته خلال التاريخ البشري ؟ كيف تحولت نقودنا من ذهب الى ورق ؟ هل كان الذهب نقمة أم نعمة للشعوب التي وجدت الذهب تحت أراضيها ؟ من الفصول الجميلة التي أثارت اهتمامي كان الفصل الثاني حيث حكى كيف أن أسبانيا في القرن السادس عشر أبادت حضارتينا كاملتين وحولت آثارهم الى عملات وسبائك ذهبية. If you are looking for an in depth book on any of the topics listed above, this book may not be for you.
Hart says that it looks like there is plenty of gold still out there, including likely new gold fields to be discovered. What it is known for is being the most landlord friendly, real-estate market in the country. Hart is a great writer, moving quickly and clearly through sometimes complicated material financial transactions and the international gold market and managing to craft an educational, wide-ranging, but also really exciting story. Jason: Is there anything else on the horizon? Hart provides much information I had never encountered, in every single chapter. He is a contributing journalist to various publications as well.
Read this book with no expectation as such as this arena of gold investing and trading tangentially scratches my daily life. وبلغ وزن الغنائم خمسة أطنان، وأقاموا تسعة مسابك كانت تصهر نحو ستمائة رطلاً من الذهب يومياً وتجعلها في مسابك. Perhaps the best book out there for non-specialists to learn about various facets of the huge yet poorly known secretive by design gold business. On this spellbinding journey the reader will witness the Spanish plunder of the New World, a century of pillage that crushed the glittering Inca empire of the Andes and transferred its staggering wealth to Europe. You have a real winner in this book.
وتتبدل أحوال الذهب ، وتبدأ فترة جديدة عنوانها قابلية الدولار للتحويل إلى ذهب. But gold has captivated people for thousands of years. The descriptions of underground mining cities plagued by Grey Ghosts or the haze of jungle swamps are truly gripping and at times it felt like I was reading an adventure novel. Now I want to find history books that detail the life and times of these advanced cultures before the Europeans destroyed them in their thirst for gold. There is a lot of gold smuggling out of South Africa. فيأخذنا الكاتب عبر رحلة إلى قارة إفريقيا، حيث أكثر مدن العالم إستخراجاً للذهب وهى جنوب أفريقيا، حيث يوجد أعمق وأكثر المناجم إستخراجاً للذهب، مثل: مبونينغ. Yesterday we had the property manager come in and speak to us for around 20-25 minutes.
For example, the Spaniards took this South American gold and brought it to Europe, then through time paper currencies became backed by gold. Granted, part of the reason for that is because I work in and have a Masters in International Politics and International Economics, so international trade, monetary theory, development, risk analysis, investing, etc. Reasonably enjoyable, but a bit of a mishmash at times. From the earliest civilizations6,000 years ago, when gold was an icon of sacred and kingly powerHart tracks its evolution, through conquest, murder, and international mayhem, into the speculative casino-chip that the metal has become. I see the book as an overview into the mystique of gold.
Gold in India has always held it's own position - commodity of desire for Indian women as jewellery, commodity to depict elitism and of course as commodity of trade. For one thing, they allow people to buy in quickly and to sell very quickly. As a total random aside it did provide a bit of an eye opener for some Canadian history. In the last years of the 20th Century, they developed, to a very large extent, the heap leaching. Wil je deze content als ongepast rapporteren? Beginning with a page-turning dispatch from the crime-ridden, dangerous inferno of the world's deepest mine, Hart pulls back to survey gold's tempestuous past.
He profiles the leaders of the gold market today, the nature of the current boom, and the likely prospects for the future. Still, we are fascinated by the stuff, and the price has certainly increased greatly since Nixon's decision, prompting an increase in gold mining. Personally I found the most interesting sections were those that examined the illegal side to the gold trade, such as the mind boggling scale of illegal mining in South Africa. The range of subjects is breath-taking, from the gold pursuit of the Spanish on the New World to the West African gold empires to the history of the linkage of gold to currency to the development of gold based financial derivatives. What would that do to the gold price? Why do we need to own it? He ends this controversial rollercoaster story by revealing what the experts are saying about the profound changes underway in the gold market and the prospects for the future.
China is now the world's number one gold producing country. In this bold manifesto, bestselling author and economic commentator James Rickards steps forward to defend gold—as both an irreplaceable store of wealth and a standard for currency. وربما يرمز ثبات حالته إلي مقاومة الروح البشرية للموت. That said, I was left wishing it were twice as long as it's 230 pages. Bernstein's book is older, more widely read, and tells a much more conventional story of gold, with more attention to the history of gold. الخ، حتى دخول تلك الشركات الرأسمالية العملاقة التي تفوق ميزانياتها وإمكانياتها عدة دول افريقية مجتمعة. The seventh chapter moves to China and tells the story both of the Linglong gold mine, and of the history of Chinese gold mining in general, with a focus on the changing relationship the government has to artisanal and medium-scale mining.