The Ascent of Money: A Financial History of the World - Niall Ferguson | Read that on a beach holiday, and I'd read it again anywhere. A short lesson in history and economics, rolled into one. Loved it.
Niall Ferguson: why the West is now in decline. For 500 years Western civilisation was full of self-belief, but now, historian Niall Ferguson argues in his new Channel 4 series, its dominance is coming to an end.
Empire: The Rise and Demise of the British World Order by Niall Ferguson. Seems to be read a lot by people worrying about the decline of the U.S. Certainly depressing enough. Whether it tells you who to vote for in the fall, I'm not sure.
#Niall Ferguson. This book is among the best when it comes to taking a survey look of world history. If you are interested as to why the West dominated the world, both economically and culturally, this is the book for you.
Is Niall Ferguson's Newsweek attack on Obama 'embarrassing' and 'unethical'? Paul Krugman is among the intellectual heavyweights tearing apart the British historian for a 'careless and unconvincing' article