Why has Europe and America dominated human advances in the last few hundred years, and is China poised to take over? Stanford historian Ian Morris answers those questions in his new book, The Measure of Civilization.
Robert Kaplan argues that geography predicts America's fall. Historian Ian Morris on why Kaplan is unfortunately right.
America is still the richest and most powerful country on earth thanks to geography says historian Ian Morris, but if history is any guide then China will be next—and things could get violent.