Civilization: The West and the Rest with Niall Ferguson
Premieres Tuesday, May 29, 2012 at 8:00 p.m. ET/PT. Check your local listings. 00:31
How long will the West sustain its supremacy? On May 22, 2012, (check local listings), historian Niall Ferguson takes... 00:31
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Series Description: Historian Niall Ferguson explores philosophical and political developments that have enabled the Western hemisphere to dominate the globe for the past 500 years. And he asks, as the developing world adopts the ways of the West, can the West survive?
Examine the West's economic ascendancy based on Niall Ferguson's six principles of prosperity: competition, science, modern medicine, democracy, consumerism and work ethic. [116 minutes]
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Niall Ferguson's examination of the West's economic ascendancy continues. [116 minutes]