Civilisation: Is The West History?

Civilisation: Is The West History?

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Season 1  |  Episode 3  |  BBC Knowledge  |  August 16, 2011

Why did North America succeed where South America lagged behind? Could it be that North and South are converging today, linguistically as well as economically? Harvard historian Niall Ferguson takes on a big subject: why has the West dominated the rest of the world - and are the days of Western ascendancy coming to an end?

Why did North America succeed where South America lagged behind? Could it be that North and South are converging today, linguistically as well as economically? Harvard historian Niall Ferguson takes on a big subject: why has the West dominated the rest of the world - and are the days of Western ascendancy coming to an end?

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