The two-part series examines Niall Ferguson's six principles of prosperity: Competition, Science, Modern Medicine, Property, Consumerism, and Work Ethic. For the past five centuries, Western power has prevailed around the world. What led the West to be so influential? And how long will the West sustain its supremacy?Visit Civilization: The West and the Rest with Niall Ferguson Website
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Niall Ferguson discusses the youth protests of 1968.
Niall Ferguson discusses the clock as a metaphor for the shift of global power.