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Civilization: Is the West History? Property

47 minutes 43 seconds

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This episode discusses the different approaches to individual property rights, the rule of law, and representative government of Latin America and North America. As various Latin American countries fought against royal rule, they were never able to consolidate power. This region remained politically fragmented, socially divided, and economically weak even as the United States rose to global primacy. Part of the "Civilization: Is the West History?" series. Please note this title contains mature themes and nudity in photographs.

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5 ceramic copies of a Ming Dynasty Chinese soldier standing in a walled area holding spears, dressed in long robes with wide sleeves, protective leather shoulder pads, belted chest armor, bronze helmets with a spike.
Civilization: Is the West History?
Episode 1
47 minutes 4 seconds
Grade Level: 10 - 12
Etching of a long haired man in night clothes looking through a long telescope supported by a stand. The man is seated behind the scope and the scope extends up to an open window. The room is richly furnished.
Civilization: Is the West History?
Episode 2
47 minutes 8 seconds
Grade Level: 10 - 12
Old sepia-toned map shows property lines with parcels numbered and geographic features noted on map.
Civilization: Is the West History?
Episode 3
47 minutes 43 seconds
Grade Level: 10 - 12
Asian city at night with brightly illuminated neon building signs and crowds of people walking.
Civilization: Is the West History?
Episode 5
47 minutes 14 seconds
Grade Level: 10 - 12