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Corrections by Niall Ferguson

  • Correction

    Friday, March 11, 2011

    This critique would be more impressive if von Tunzelmann had bothered to read the book. In fact, the German genocide of the Herero and Nama in Namibia is covered in considerable detail on pp. 176-181. Clearly von Tunzelmann didn't quite get that far. This is called 'reviewing a book without the nasty bits' ... like reading it. Review editors take note.

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  • Correction

    Wednesday, March 09, 2011

    My response to Krugman was that there should be a new Krugman's Law: the first person to claim he has won the debate has lost the debate. So comprehensively did Krugman lose this exchange that one Korean newspaper ran the headline the next day: 'A great Nobel Prize winner humiliated like a dog in Korea.' Unhappy? You now know which of us, um, was.

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