Civilisation: Is The West History?

2014
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S1 Ep6 - Work

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Work - In this six-part series, historian Niall Ferguson looks at why the West has dominated the rest of the world for so long and asks whether the days of Western ascendancy are coming to an end. In the final episode, the West is in danger of losing confidence in itself. With the decline of Western beliefs, what has happ...
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S1 Ep5 - Consumerism

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Consumerism - In this six-part series, historian Niall Ferguson looks at why the West has dominated the rest of the world for so long and asks whether the days of Western ascendancy are coming to an end. Most of the world has embraced the Western way of shopping and dressing. Only the Muslim world, for the most part, has r...
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S1 Ep4 - Medicine

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Medicine - In this six-part series, historian Niall Ferguson looks at why the West has dominated the rest of the world for so long and asks whether the days of Western ascendancy are coming to an end. In this episode, the development of modern medicine made it possible to export Western civilisation to the 'Dark Continent'...
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S1 Ep3 - Property

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Property - In this six-part series, historian Niall Ferguson looks at why the West has dominated the rest of the world for so long and asks whether the days of Western ascendancy are coming to an end. In this episode, Ferguson questions why it was that North America succeed where South America lagged behind. And could it b...
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S1 Ep2 - Science

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Science - In this six-part series, historian Niall Ferguson looks at why the West has dominated the rest of the world for so long and asks whether the days of Western ascendancy are coming to an end. In this episode, Ferguson questions why it was that the Islamic world failed to participate in the Scientific Revolution and...
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S1 Ep1 - Competition

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Competition - In this six-part series, historian Niall Ferguson looks at why the West has dominated the rest of the world for so long and asks whether the days of Western ascendancy are coming to an end. Once so dominant, the economies of the United States and Europe are now facing the real prospect of being overtaken by C...
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