Doom: The Politics of Catastrophe

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  • ISBN: 0593297377
  • Author: Niall Ferguson
  • Publisher: Niall Ferguson
  • Genre: Medical Books
  • Date: Unknown
  • Pages: Unknown
  • Language: English

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Synopsis

“All disasters are in some sense man-made.” Setting the annus horribilis of 2020 in historical perspective, Niall Ferguson explains why we are getting worse, not better, at handling disasters. Disasters are inherently hard to predict. Pandemics, like earthquakes, wildfires, financial crises. and wars, are not normally …