The Rise of the House of Rothschild
""The Rise of the House of Rothschild"" by Egon Caesar Corti is a comprehensive historical account of the Rothschild family and their ascent to power and wealth in the 18th and 19th centuries. The book chronicles the family's humble beginnings in the Jewish ghetto of Frankfurt, Germany, and their eventual establishment as one of the most powerful banking and financial dynasties in Europe. Corti delves into the family's business practices and strategies, including their involvement in financing wars and governments, and their use of insider information to make profitable investments. He also explores the Rothschilds' personal lives and relationships, including their marriages and friendships with prominent figures in politics and society.The book covers significant events and developments in European history, such as the Napoleonic Wars and the Congress of Vienna, and how the Rothschilds played a role in shaping them. Corti also examines the family's philanthropic efforts and contributions to the arts and sciences.Overall, ""The Rise of the House of Rothschild"" provides a fascinating insight into the history of one of the most influential families in modern history and their impact on the world of finance and politics.This is a new release of the original 1928 edition.This scarce antiquarian book is a facsimile reprint of the old original and may contain some imperfections such as library marks and notations. Because we believe this work is culturally important, we have made it available as part of our commitment for protecting, preserving, and promoting the world's literature in affordable, high quality, modern editions, that are true to their original work.