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Niall Ferguson

3.77 of 5 Votes: 2
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The Great Degeneration: How Institutions Decay and Economies Die (2012)
3.51 of 5 Votes: 2
review 1: This book is too short by half, but only because I wanted more. I like books that lead me to other books; this is usually as a part in a series. Occasionally I find a book like 'Degeneration' that leads me to other works through its sources. I have already ordered "the Mystery...
The Ascent of Money: A Financial History of the World (2008)
3.84 of 5 Votes: 5
review 1: Good book, well written in a manner where the author tells you a story.
review 2: By far the best source in understanding the history of finance and the ascent of capitalism.
Civilization: The Six Ways the West Beat the Rest (2011)
3.74 of 5 Votes: 1
review 1: For an outsider like me, I found the book very interesting and flowing, independently whether you agree or not with his thesis.In particular I enjoyed 1) his comparison of North and South America colonization, whose differences have contributed to the actual welfare disparities: ...
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