Asia Slowly Rises, Pushing the West Back

Historian Niall Ferguson's latest book, The War of the World, examines a century of history and finds that the West is well on the way to being eclipsed by Asia. Ferguson tells Steve Inskeep that it's a destiny that was set a long time ago.

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Twentieth-century Conflict And the Descent of the West

by Niall Ferguson

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