Reviews

  • Ferguson is the most brilliant British historian of his generation ... he writes with splendid panache

    The Times
  • One of the world's leading historians

    Hamish McRae, Independent
  • Civilization is another masterpiece ... a pulsing energy suffuses his account [and] fascinating facts burst like fireworks on every page

    Dominic Lawson, Sunday Times
  • This is sharp. It feels urgent. Ferguson, with a properly financially literate mind, twists his knife with great literary brio

    Andrew Marr, Financial Times
  • A dazzling history of Western ideas

    Economist