The Miracle of Modernity


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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