NIALL FERGUSON on the second networked age

On Sunday Business with Andrew Patterson, Pro Niall Ferguson talks about his new book, The Square and the Tower, which sets out to prove that the networked age of the 21st century is not a new phenomenon.

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This week's featured guest on NBR Sunday Business with Andrew Patterson is economic historian Professor Niall Ferguson.

He discusses his compelling new book The Square and the Tower -– Networks, Hierarchies and the Struggle for Global Power.

Professor Ferguson argues that, while people think the network age is a modern phenomenon, networks have in fact been operating for hundreds of years and their impact on history has been overlooked.


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