Niall Ferguson is one of Britain's most renowned historians. He is the Milbank Family Senior Fellow at the Hoover Institution, Stanford University, a senior fellow of the Center for European Studies at Harvard University, and a Visiting Professor at Tsinghua University, Beijing. His books include The House of Rothschild, Empire, The War of the World, The Ascent of Money, The Great Degeneration and Kissinger, 1923-1968: The Idealist. His many prizes include the Benjamin Franklin Prize for Public Service (2010), the Hayek Prize for Lifetime Achievement (2012) and the Ludwig Erhard Prize for Economic Journalism (2013).
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The hardback publication of Niall Ferguson's book was prophetic,
but this edition - topped and tailed with a passionate, closely
argued call for us to educate ourselves about financial markets -
could not be more timely -- Tony Clements * Telegraph *
Dazzling ... extraordinarily timely -- Martin Vander Weyer * Spectator *
A whistle-stop tour of the historical events that gave us the financial system we have today ... To Niall Ferguson's list of talents we can now add great timing -- Stephanie Flanders * Mail on Sunday *
Ferguson is the most brilliant British historian of his generation ... he writes with splendid panache * Times *
Ferguson's powers are on formidable display -- Tristram Hunt * Observer *
Wonderfully accessible ... Ferguson is spot on -- Allister Heath * Literary Review *
A fine history ... told with verve and insight * Daily Telegraph *
One of the world's leading historians -- Hamish McRae * Independent *