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Paper and Iron: Hamburg Business and German Politics in the Era of Inflation, 1897-1927

(Cambridge University Press, 1995; shortlisted for the Longman/History Today Book of the Year award)

(editor) Virtual History: Alternatives and Counterfactuals

(Macmillan, 1997; also published in the U.S., Spain, Germany, Poland and Japan)

The World's Banker: The History of the House of Rothschild

(Weidenfeld & Nicolson, 1998; winner of the 1998 Wadsworth Prize for Business History and shortlisted for the Jewish Quarterly/Wingate Literary Award and the American National Jewish Book Award; also published in the U.S. and Germany)

The Pity of War

(Allen Lane/Penguin Press, 1998; also published in the U.S. and Germany)

The Cash Nexus: Money and Power in the Modern World, 1700-2000

(Allen Lane/Penguin Press, 2001; also published in the U.S., Germany, Italy, Spain and South Korea; forthcoming in Turkey)

Empire: How Britain Made the Modern World

(Allen Lane/Penguin Press, 2003; also published in the U.S. as Empire: The Rise and Fall of the British World Order and the Lessons for Global Power; translated into Korean)

Colossus: The Rise and Fall of the American Empire

(London, Allen Lane/Penguin Press, 2004; also published in the U.S. as Colossus: The Price of America's Empire, translated into Dutch, German, Italian and Spanish)

The War of the World: History's Age of Hatred

(London: Allen Lane / Penguin Press, 2006; also published in the United States as The War of the World: Twentieth-century Conflict and the Descent of the West; translated into Dutch, German, Italian, Polish, Portuguese and Spanish; shortlisted for the Los Angeles Times History Book of The Year Prize)

(with Oliver Wyman) The Evolution of Financial Services

(London / New York: Oliver Wyman, 2007)

The Ascent of Money: A Financial History of the World 

(New York: Penguin Press, 2008) 

High Financier : The Lives and Time of Siegmund Warburg 

(New York: Penguin Press, 2010)

Civilization: The West and the Rest

(New York: Penguin Press, 2011)

The Great Degeneration

(London: Penguin Books, 2010)

Kissinger: 1923–1968: The Idealist.

(New York: Penguin Press, 2015)

The Square and the Tower: Networks and Power, from the Freemasons to Facebook

(New York: Allen Lane, 2018)

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