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Civilization: The West and the Rest With Niall Ferguson

Civilization: The West and the Rest With Niall Ferguson


Niall Ferguson examines why the West has dominated the world for the past five centuries. He identifies six attributes that spurred its rise: competition, science, modern medicine, democracy, consumerism and work ethic. (Source: PBS)
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Conclusion. Niall Ferguson examines why the West has dominated the world for the past five centuries; and identifies six attributes that spurred its rise, including competition, science, modern medicine, democracy, consumerism and work ethic. He also explains why the East may now be taking the lead.

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