The Lawfare Podcast: Niall Ferguson on 'The Square and the Tower'

By Matthew Kahn
Tuesday, March 27, 2018, 5:00 PM

Niall Ferguson argues in his new book, “The Square and the Tower: Networks, Hierarchies and the Struggle for Power,” that the powerful role of networks has often been overlooked. At the Hoover Institution earlier this month, Ferguson spoke to Jack Goldsmith about why historians have glossed over networks, the rightful place of networks in the study of history, and what the modern dominance of social networks means for the future of power.