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CIVILIZATION: THE WEST AND THE REST WITH NIALL FERGUSON

Civilization (Part 1)

  • Aired: 05/21/2012
  • 01:51:40
  • Expires: 04/04/2013
  • Rating: NR
The two-part series examines Niall Ferguson's six principles of prosperity: Competition, Science, Modern Medicine, Democracy, Consumerism, and Work Ethic. The first part focuses on competition, science, and property, comparing the historical trajectories of the West, China (competition), the Middle East (science), and Latin America (property).
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What led the West to be so influential? And how long will the West sustain its supremacy?
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