Against the Gods: The Remarkable Story of Risk
Peter L. BernsteinISBN: 0-471-29563-9; 978-0-471-29563-1;
A Business Week, New York Times Business, and USA Today Bestseller "Ambitious and readable . . . an engaging introduction to the oddsmakers, whom Bernstein regards as true humanists helping to release mankind from the choke holds of superstition and fatalism". —The New York Times "An extraordinarily entertaining and informative book". —The Wall Street Journal "A lively panoramic book . . . 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 excitement". —Robert Heilbroner author, The Worldly Philosophers "With his wonderful knowledge of the history and current manifestations of risk, Peter Bernstein brings us Against the...
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