TONF vs panjak mishra in LRB was so juicy.. love that shit
He would have been my tutor had I read Modern History instead of what I did read.Just had an interesting meeting with a researcher and Ferguson came up. She's met him a few times and had some tidbits. Apparently his Oxford colleagues were all equally appalled by his move to popular right wing revisionism.
Dangerous = trueFrom the same meeting (Im paraphrasing) - a very good historian who was excellent in his early work on economic history and is extremely clever, which makes his dangerous & poorly researched right wing apologetics for empire even more reprehensible.