The truth is this book is so big (hence the XL in the title) it doesn’t fit on my night table. It barely fits on the couch. In order to have enough space to turn the pages I have to place it on the floor.
The Ingmar Bergman Archives XL by Paul Duncan,
For the past few centuries, Western Civilization has dominated the world both culturally and economically. Why? Some point to imperialism, slavery, and colonial wars. But those sins are common to all empires throughout history. What separates the West from the rest? Stanford historian Niall Ferguson has the answer in this highly informative video.