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Civilization: Is the West History? Competition

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This episode compares the Ming dynasty with 13th century England. During this time period, the Chinese had a credible claim to be the most advanced civilization in the world, but the lead that China had established in technology was not to be translated into sustained economic growth. The empire stifled colonial expansion and economic innovation, while the political division in Europe bred competition. Part of the "Civilization: Is the West History?" series. Please note this title contains mature themes.

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