Civilization: The West and the Rest with Niall Ferguson

Civilization (Part 2)

Video duration: 1:54:20Expires: 06/29/12

The two-part series examines Niall Ferguson's six principles of prosperity: Competition, Science, Modern Medicine, Democracy, Consumerism, and Work Ethic. The second part focuses on French medicine in Africa, global consumerism, exploring the role of Western goods in the fall of the Eastern Bloc, and the influence of Protestantism on both work and literacy worldwide.