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CIVILIZATION: THE WEST AND THE REST WITH NIALL FERGUSON
May 22, 2012  | By David Bianculli

PBS, 8:00 p.m. ET

 

PART 1 of 2: British historian Niall Ferguson travels to 11 countries to explore the six characteristics he says the West possessed to become an economic and political superpower, and questions whether Eastern civilizations are now poised to eclipse the West.  The two-part series – based on Ferguson’s book, Civilization: The West and the Rest – concludes next Tuesday. Check local listings.

 
 
 
 
 
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