Historians called "seedy and devious" by children's history books author

Historians in the News

Terry Deary, famous for his Horrible Histories series, lambasted Glasgow-born Harvard lecturer and TV historian Niall Ferguson as “deeply offensive” and claimed that all historians just wanted to make a name for themselves.

“Historians are nearly as seedy and devious as politicians,” said Deary.

“They pick on a particular angle and select the facts to prove their case and make a name for themselves.”...

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