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Niall Ferguson: Keynes' remark 'doubly stupid'

CAMBRIDGE, Mass., May 4 (UPI) -- Historian Niall Ferguson says he was "doubly stupid" for suggesting British economist John Maynard Keynes did not care about the future because he was gay.
Commentary: Guns of 2012?

Commentary: Guns of 2012?

WASHINGTON, Aug. 20 (UPI) -- Israeli pressures are growing to persuade President Obama that military action against Iran’s key nuclear installations “is real, imminent and doable.”
ARNAUD DE BORCHGRAVE, UPI Editor at Large

Commentary: Annus Horribilis 2009

WASHINGTON, Dec. 29 (UPI) -- The new American hero is like nothing seen since Charles Lindbergh landed in Paris in 1927. Disobeying orders, the four-star leads a raid into the Saudi desert, captures Osama Bin Laden alive, is elected president, and brings the first openly gay commandos into a front-line combat unit. Amateur futurologists look at the crash of 2009 -- and beyond.
ARNAUD DE BORCHGRAVE, UPI Editor at Large

British schools shake up history studies

LONDON, Dec. 27 (UPI) -- British students will be required to learn old-fashioned British history dating back to 1066 instead of Tudor Kings and World War II, The Independent said.

Is the United States an empire?

WASHINGTON, July 23 (UPI) -- Is the United States an empire in all but name, or is it fundamentally different from the major empires of the past?
LOU MARANO

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Niall Ferguson (born April 18, 1964, in Glasgow) is a British historian. He specialises in financial and economic history as well as the history of empire. He is the Laurence A. Tisch Professor of History at Harvard University and the William Ziegler Professor of Business Administration at Harvard Business School. He was educated at the private Glasgow Academy in Scotland, and at Magdalen College, Oxford.

He is best known outside academia for his revisionist views rehabilitating imperialism and colonialism; within academia, his championing of counterfactual history is a subject of some considerable controversy. In 2008, Allen Lane published his most recent book, The Ascent of Money: A Financial History of the World which he also presented as a Channel 4 television series.

Ferguson is also a Senior Research Fellow of Jesus College, Oxford University and a Senior Fellow of the Hoover Institution, Stanford University. He is a resident faculty member of the Minda de Gunzburg Center for European Studies. In addition, Ferguson is an advisory fellow of the Barsanti Military History Center at the University of North Texas.

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