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    After Words with Niall Ferguson

    The economist and historian argues that western civilization came to dominate the world by developing and using six concepts: competition, science, the rule of law, modern medicine,…

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    After Words with Niall Ferguson

    Niall Ferguson talked about his book The Ascent of Money: A Financial History of the World (Penguin Press; November 13, 2008). In his book Mr. Ferguson presents a history of finance. He contends…

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    The Pity of War: Explaining World War I

    Mr. Ferguson discussed his book The Pity of War: Explaining World War I and his efforts to re-imagine and analyze the problems of the war. Other authors commented on how his book challenged…

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    The War of the World

    Niall Ferguson talked about his book, The War of the World: Twentieth-Century Conflict and the Descent of the West, published by Penguin Press. He described the conflicts from World War I…

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    Empire: Lessons for Global Power

    British historian Niall Ferguson discussed his book Empire: The Rise and Demise of the British World Order and the Lessons for Global Power, published by Basic Books. Mr. Ferguson argued that the…

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    In Depth with Niall Ferguson

    Niall Ferguson talked about his life and work, and responded to audience telephone calls and electronic mail. In addition to his Oxford visiting professorship, he also taught Financial History at the Stern…

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