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The War of the World by Niall Ferguson

The War of the World

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The War of the World by Niall Ferguson
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Oct 30, 2007 | ISBN 9780143112396

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Praise

“A heartbreaking, serious and thoughtful survey of human evil that is utterly fascinating and dramatic . . . superb narrative history.” —The New York Times Book Review

“Ferguson’s best book, by far, since The Pity of War . . . from bond markets to the face of battle, he has returned to the themes of his earlier book and to his strengths.” —Paul Kennedy, The New York Review of Books

“Wielding at once the encyclopedic knowledge of an accomplished scholar and the engaging prose of a master storyteller, Ferguson commendably brings fresh insights to a history by now familiar. . . . A tour de force.” —San Francisco Chronicle

“Even those who have read widely in 20th-century history will find fresh, surprising details.” —The Boston Globe

“A fascinating read, thanks to Ferguson’s gifts as a writer of clear, energetic narrative history.” —The Washington Post

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