Niall Ferguson
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Niall Ferguson

Niall Ferguson is one of Britain's most renowned historians. He is Laurence A. Tisch Professor of History at Harvard University, a Senior Research Fellow of Jesus College, Oxford and a Senior Fellow of the Hoover Institution, Stanford University. He is the bestselling author of Paper and Iron, The House of Rothschild, The Pity of War, The Cash Nexus, Empire, Colossus, The War of the World and The Ascent of Money. He also writes regularly for newspapers and magazines all over the world.

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Best Sellers

    • Empire

    • How Britain Made the Modern World
    • By: Niall Ferguson
    • Narrated by: Jonathan Keeble
    • Length: 16 hrs and 11 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 370
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 328
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 326

    Penguin presents the unabridged audiobook edition of Empire by Niall Ferguson, read by Jonathan Keeble....

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Makes you think

    • By Elaine on 01-01-18

    Regular price: £23.99

    • The Ascent of Money

    • By: Niall Ferguson
    • Narrated by: Hugh Ross
    • Length: 12 hrs and 5 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 382
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 288
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 282

    Bread, cash, dosh, dough, loot: Call it what you like, it matters. To Christians, love of it is the root of all evil. To generals, it's the sinews of war. To revolutionaries, it's the chains of labour....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Structure and origins of the financial world

    • By Judy Corstjens on 10-04-15

    Regular price: £19.99

    • The Square and the Tower

    • Networks, Hierarchies and the Struggle for Global Power
    • By: Niall Ferguson
    • Narrated by: John Sackville
    • Length: 16 hrs and 5 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 211
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 191
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 187

    What if everything we thought we knew about history was wrong? Most history is hierarchical: it's about popes, presidents, and prime ministers....

    • 1 out of 5 stars
    • Very Poor

    • By Dano on 29-01-18

    Regular price: £23.99

    • Civilization

    • The West and the Rest
    • By: Niall Ferguson
    • Narrated by: Niall Ferguson
    • Length: 13 hrs and 5 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 223
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 171
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 168

    The unabridged, downloadable audiobook edition of Niall Ferguson's provocative best seller, Civilization: The West and the Rest, read brilliantly by the author himself....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Very entertaining, interesting and informative

    • By Tom on 28-04-12

    Regular price: £24.00

    • The War of the World

    • History's Age of Hatred
    • By: Niall Ferguson
    • Narrated by: Saul Reichlin
    • Length: 34 hrs and 27 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 70
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 59
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 60

    The 20th century proved to be overwhelmingly the most violent, frightening and brutalised in history, with fanatical, often genocidal warfare engulfing most societies....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Brilliant

    • By Frank Bowman on 07-12-17

    Regular price: £29.99

    • Kissinger

    • 1923-1968: The Idealist
    • By: Niall Ferguson
    • Narrated by: Roy McMillan
    • Length: 33 hrs and 13 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 28
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 26
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 26

    Penguin presents the audiobook edition of Kissinger: The Idealist by Niall Ferguson, read by Roy McMillan....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Much more than an autobiography.

    • By Jason on 09-03-18

    Regular price: £29.99

    • Empire

    • How Britain Made the Modern World
    • By: Niall Ferguson
    • Narrated by: Niall Ferguson
    • Length: 6 hrs and 7 mins
    • Abridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 129
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 78
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 75

    Once vast swathes of the globe were coloured imperial red and Britannia ruled not just the waves, but the prairies of America, the plains of Asia, the jungles of Africa and the deserts of Arabia....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Straightforwad with no leftist fluff

    • By Jonathan KS on 05-10-18

    Regular price: £20.00

    • The Pity of War

    • Explaining World War One
    • By: Niall Ferguson
    • Narrated by: Graeme Malcolm
    • Length: 21 hrs and 38 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 73
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 42
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 38

    A landmark work of history that challenges our most basic assumptions about the causes and consequences of the First World War....

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • A fine book but better to read than listen to it

    • By Tom on 12-04-12

    Regular price: £36.69

    • The Ascent of Money

    • A Financial History of the World
    • By: Niall Ferguson
    • Narrated by: Gareth Armstrong
    • Length: 5 hrs and 50 mins
    • Abridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 35
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 31
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 31

    The abridged, downloadable audiobook edition of Niall Ferguson's epic history, The Ascent of Money. Behind each great historical phenomenon there lies a financial secret....

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Decent short overview of history of money

    • By Petrit on 18-06-17

    Regular price: £17.99

    • The Great Degeneration

    • By: Niall Ferguson
    • Narrated by: Paul Slack
    • Length: 4 hrs and 16 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 38
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 30
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 30

    Symptoms of decline are all around us today, it seems: slowing growth, crushing debts, aging populations, anti-social behaviour....

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Buy the hard copy

    • By Judy Corstjens on 09-05-15

    Regular price: £8.69

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