The Square and the Tower: Networks and Power, from the Freemasons to Facebook

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The Square and the Tower: Networks and Power, from the Freemasons to Facebook

Niall Ferguson

Penguin Press, 2018, 592 pages
ISBN: 978-0735222915
ASIN: B073NPCBL5

Summary

This book defines and traces the development of networks. It is organized around sections made up of short chapters. After a brief section defining and describing network, the balance of the book is made up of historical examples of networks. Ferguson contrasts networks and hierarchies, includes numerous charts detailing network relationships and emphasizes Freemasonry as a primary example of network influence.

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