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Doom : the politics of catastrophe —Ferguson, Niall, author.

"Setting the great crisis of 2020 in broad historical perspective, Niall Ferguson challenges the conventional wisdom that our failure to cope better with disaster was solely a crisis of political leadership, as opposed t...

The square and the tower : networks and power, from the Freemasons to Facebook —Ferguson, Niall, author.

A "recasting of the turning points in world history, including the one we're living through, as a struggle between old power hierarchies and new social networks"--Dust jacket.

Niall Ferguson's Networld

In this groundbreaking new series hosted by Niall Ferguson and based on his bestselling book The Square and the Tower, Ferguson visits network theorists, social scientists, and data analysts to explore the history of soc...

The ascent of money : a financial history of the world —Ferguson, Niall.

Niall Ferguson follows the money to tell the human story behind the evolution of finance, from its origins in ancient Mesopotamia to the latest upheavals. To Christians, love of it is the root of all evil. To generals, i...

Civilization the west and the rest

The West once ruled more than half the world. The religion it exported, Christianity, is still followed by a third of mankind. Above all, the way people live, or aspire to live, are unmistakably an invention of the West....

Is this the end of the liberal international order? : Niall Ferguson vs. Fareed Zakaria

"Since the end of World War II, global affairs have been shaped by the increasing free movement of people and goods, international rules setting, and a broad appreciation of the mutual benefits of a more interdependent w...

The ascent of money a financial history of the world

Bestselling author, economist and historian Niall Ferguson takes a look at how money evolved, from the concept of credit and debt in the Renaissance to the emergence of a global economy and the subprime crisis we face to...

The ascent of money : a financial history of the world —Ferguson, Niall.
Book On CD
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Niall Ferguson, professor of history at Harvard University, explores facts of ancient and historic world cultures to conclude that business and finance laid the groundwork for human advancement.

The great degeneration [how institutions decay and economies die] —Ferguson, Niall.
Book On CD
2013
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What causes rich countries to lose their way? Symptoms of decline are all around us today: slowing growth, crushing debts, increasing inequality, aging populations, antisocial behavior. But what exactly has gone wrong? T...

Doom : The Politics Of Catastrophe —Ferguson, Niall, author.
EBook
2021

"Setting the great crisis of 2020 in broad historical perspective, Niall Ferguson challenges the conventional wisdom that our failure to cope better with disaster was solely a crisis of political leadership, as opposed t...

Doom : The Politics Of Catastrophe —Ferguson, Niall, author.
EAudiobook
2021

"Setting the great crisis of 2020 in broad historical perspective, Niall Ferguson challenges the conventional wisdom that our failure to cope better with disaster was solely a crisis of political leadership, as opposed t...

The war of the world a new history of the 20th century

The film considers the unparalleled stretch of violence during the 20th century as a single, unrelenting 'war of the world' that began with Japan's invasion of Russia in 1904 and continued through the Korean War all the ...

The ascent of money a financial history of the world —Ferguson, Niall.
Large Print
2009
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"Renowned historian Niall Ferguson asserts that finance is in fact the foundation of human progress. He reveals financial history as the essential backstory of all history; the evolution of credit and debt as equal in i...

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