Niall Ferguson

The Triumph and Turmoil of Niall Ferguson’s obsession with China

In Channel 4’s China: Triumph and Turmoil, Ferguson takes us from 250 BC to the present day and the Chinese “huge potential for venality” with no mention of Jardine Matheson, Western banks and drug money liquidity, Empire, an accelerating number of wars on foreign soil or even the Opium Wars.

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Working for the Clampdown: Niall Ferguson’s testosterone theory of history

Niall Ferguson “Killer Apps” episode, Civilisation Channel 4 Review by Anna Chen 10 March 2011 ‘Dominate, dominate, dominate.’ No, not an S&M dalek, but Niall Ferguson on the telly. I lost count of how many times this word, or variations thereof, came up in the first five minutes of Episode One of Ferguson’s Channel 4

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