A History of the Sassoons—One of the World’s Great Global Merchant Families
Joseph Sassoon in Conversation with Andrew Keen on Keen On
Hosted by Andrew Keen, Keen On features conversations with some of the world’s leading thinkers and writers about the economic, political, and technological issues being discussed in the news, right now.
In this episode, Andrew is joined by Joseph Sassoon, author of The Sassoons: The Great Global Merchants and the Making of an Empire.
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Joseph Sassoon is Professor of History and Politics at Georgetown University. He is also a Senior Associate Member at St. Antony’s College, Oxford and a Trustee of the Bodleian Library. His previous books include the prize-winning Saddam Hussein’s Ba’th Party, The Iraqi Refugees, and The Anatomy of Authoritarianism in the Arab Republics.