Civilization: The West and the Rest With Niall Ferguson

  • 2012
  • TV Show
  • TV-PG

Examining why Western civilization has dominated the world for the past five centuries and whether it will continue to do so. The investigation identifies six attributes that spurred the rise of the West, including competition, science, modern medicine, democracy, consumerism and work ethic, and explains why the East may now be taking the lead.

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Civilization: The West and the Rest With Niall Ferguson

Season 1, Episode 2

May 29, 2012

Civilization: The West and the Rest With Niall Ferguson

Season 1, Episode 1

May 22, 2012

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  • Premiered: May 22, 2012
  • Rating: TV-PG
  • Premise: Examining why Western civilization has dominated the world for the past five centuries and whether it will continue to do so. The investigation identifies six attributes that spurred the rise of the West, including competition, science, modern medicine, de… (more)

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