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Plagues and empires

19 mins | Jul 14, 2021
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Empires, pandemics and the economic future of the West. COVID-19 has not destroyed the West, but looking back at other dominant forces in history, it seems possible that it has spurred its decline. John Rapley, a political economist, reveals what the downfall of the Roman Empire and the end of European feudalism tell us about the pandemic and the region's future.

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