The Miracle of Modernity

October 29, 2019



What is modernity? How is our world different from that of our ancestors? Why did sustained economic growth, individuality and political freedom first emerge in nineteenth-century Europe and not twelfth-century China? And can the miracle of modernity last? Amichai Magen and Stephen Davies discuss Davies's new book The Wealth Explosion - The Nature and Origins of Modernity



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