Niall Ferguson

Letters: how the internet became the great polariser

21 October 2017 9:00 am

The great divider Sir: Niall Ferguson (‘Tech vs Trump’, 14 October) draws a parallel between the Reformation — powered by the…

History is the art of making things up. Why pretend otherwise?

31 January 2015 9:00 am

In a recent interview, the celebrity historian and Tudor expert David Starkey described Hilary Mantel’s Wolf Hall as a ‘deliberate…

Niall Ferguson's enemies can't accuse him of racism, so they hope the homophobe charge will work its poison.

11 May 2013 9:00 am

Is it homophobic to argue that it’s mainly gay men who keep the flame of popular culture alive? If so,…