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  • Published: 22 March 2012
  • ISBN: 9780140275230
  • Imprint: Penguin Press
  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 672
  • RRP: $27.99
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The Pity of War



The controversial revisionist history of World War I that made Ferguson's name

The controversial revisionist history of World War I that made Niall Ferguson's name

The First World War killed around eight million men and bled Europe dry. More than any other event, it made the twentieth century. In this boldly conceived book and provocative, aimed to appeal not only to students but also to the general reader, Niall Ferguson explodes many of the myths surrounding the war.

Niall Ferguson is Herzog Professor of Financial History at the Stern School of Business, New York University, Visiting Professor of History, Oxford University and Senior Research Fellow, Jesus College, Oxford. His other books for Penguin include Empire, The Cash Nexus, Colossus, The War of the World,Virtual History, High Financier and Civilization.

  • Published: 22 March 2012
  • ISBN: 9780140275230
  • Imprint: Penguin Press
  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 672
  • RRP: $27.99
Categories:

About the author

Niall Ferguson

Niall Ferguson is one of Britain's most renowned historians. He is a Laurence A. Tisch Professor of History at Harvard University, a Senior Research Fellow of Jesus College, Oxford University, and a Senior Fellow of the Hoover Institution, Stanford University. The bestselling author of Paper and Iron, The House of Rothschild, The Pity of War, The Cash Nexus, Empire and Colossus, he also writes regularly for newspapers and magazines all over the world. Since 2003 he has written and presented three highly successful television documentary series for Channel Four: Empire, American Colossus and, most recently, The War of the World. He, his wife and three children divide their time between the United Kingdom and the United States.

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