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Eminent historian Niall Ferguson proposes that the networked nature of contemporary information is nothing new, drawing attention in this wide-ranging work to the contribution of information passed between printers to the Reformation, the role of exchanges between freemasons in the American Revolution, and other examples of top-down authority being challenged by alternative ideas.
Niall Ferguson is one of Britain's most renowned historians. He is the Milbank Family Senior Fellow at the Hoover Institution, Stanford University, a senior fellow of the Center for European Studies at Harvard University, and a Visiting Professor at Tsinghua University, Beijing. His books include The House of Rothschild , Empire , The War of the World , The Ascent of Money , The Great Degeneration and Kissinger, 1923-1968: The Idealist . His many prizes include the Benjamin Franklin Prize for Public Service (2010), the Hayek Prize for Lifetime Achievement (2012) and the Ludwig Erhard Prize for Economic Journalism (2013).