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Book Review - ‘Civilization’ by Niall Ferguson

‘Civilization’ by the famous academician, historian, Harvard professor, Niall Ferguson, whose original professional training is in the field of Financial History, gives an account of European mainstream History for the past five centuries and how this history has shaped the Rest of the World’s history. 639 more words

Book Review: Civilization - Niall Ferguson (Penguin - 2012)

This book by historian Niall Ferguson is subtitled ‘The Six Killer Apps of Western Power’ because, well, you’ve got to make an effort to appeal to the ‘yoof’. 840 more words

Book Reviews

Niall Ferguson decries campus 'trigger warnings': This 'intellectual cowardice is beneath contempt'

As Twitchy reported Friday, an appearance at Georgetown University by Christina Hoff Sommers, host of the Factual Feminist video blog and author of “The War Against Boys: How Misguided Feminism Is Harming Our Young Men” among other books,  563 more words

US Politics

Book: The Great Degeneration by Niall Ferguson

A short read, The Great Degeneration goes into the convergence between the West and the rest of the world. Ferguson’s underlying argument is that institutions, political, economical, and social, degenerate over time which is causing countries like the US to come down while other countries rise up and even jump ahead of the US.  579 more words

Finance

'The Great Degeneration': Niall Ferguson explains how America is engineering its own demise

With ‘Civilization: The West and the Rest,’ Niall Ferguson described the “killer apps” that Western civilization used to propel itself past its rivals. With ‘The Great Degeneration: How Institutions Decay and Economies Die,’ he shows readers how quickly the wheels can come off the bus and send all of civil society’s passengers over a cliff. 601 more words

Politics

Lusitania: A Hundred Years on...

The Lusitania Conspiracy?

By Dr Ken Baker

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