Civilisation Is The West History? ep1
Civilisation Is the West History? ep2 Science
Civilisation Is the West History? ep3 Property
Civilisation - Is the West History? ep4 Medicine
Civilisation - Is the West History? ep5 Consumer
Civilisation - Is the West History? ep6 Work
Niall Ferguson asks why it was that Western civilization, from inauspicious roots in the 15th century, came to dominate the rest of the world; and if the West is about to be overtaken by the rest. Ferguson reveals the killer apps of the West’s success – competition, science, the property owning democracy, modern medicine, the consumer society and the Protestant work ethic – the real explanation of how, for five centuries, a clear minority of mankind managed to secure the lion’s share of the earth’s resources.