Niall Ferguson

Professor of History, Harvard University

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Professor of History at Harvard University, senior fellow at the Hoover Institution and author, most recently, of The Ascent of Money: A Financial History of the World

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A shutdown looms, again

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Niall Ferguson has been called an unapologetic defender of western imperialism—a claim they say is reinforced by his latest book, ”Civilization,” subtitled “the West and the Rest.”

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Niall Ferguson has been called an unapologetic defender of western imperialism—a claim they say is reinforced by his latest book, ”Civilization,” subtitled “the West and the Rest.”

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