Niall Ferguson: The War of the World

Conversations with History: Niall Ferguson

Niall Ferguson; Laurence A. Tisch Professor of History Harvard University

Conversations host Harry Kreisler welcomes Harvard historian Niall Ferguson for a discussion of his new book The War of the World. Ferguson analzyes the role of ethnic conflict, economic volatility, and the decline of empires in making the twentieth century the most violent one in human history.

Key Words: Historians, Ethnic Conflict, International Relations, Empire
Niall Ferguson
Publication date: 
October 18, 2006
Publication type: 
Conversations with History