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What led to the rise of the modern world? How have we made so much progress, and what are its consequences? There are countless great books exploring these critical questions... we know we should read them, but most of us don't have time. Join historian Brad Harris as he distills their insights in a captivating, accessible way. Unless we understand our historical context, our discourse will be bloated with bad assumptions and progress will stall. We each owe it to our future to be a better historian, and Brad Harris helps us think like one.
English
United States
13 episodes
since Jun, 2018

LATEST EPISODE

Is there a logic to history?  Many scholars balk at the idea of searching for such logic, insisting that each culture may only be understood on its own terms. In Why the West Rules - For Now, Ian Morris counters that if we look beyond the facade of culture to how human biology, sociology, and geography interact, it is possible to discover a fundamental pattern in history to help us answer the biggest historical questions, from why the West rules for now, to what will happen next. Access bonus episodes on Patreon. Learn more at bradharris.com.  
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