A New History of the 20th Century: Ep.1 – The Clash of Empires

Controversial historian Professor Niall Ferguson brings an alternative perspective to the events of the 20th century, offering different explanations for the two world wars and the shifting balance of power as the 1900s progressed. He begins by studying the origins of World War One, arguing that the conflict sparked racial hatred which was exploited by nation states for their own ends.

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