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Niall Ferguson: The Rule of Law and Its Enemies: 2012

Economic historian Niall Ferguson explores the importance of man-made institutions in driving change around the world

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4/4 Niall Ferguson asks what constitutes a vibrant and independent civil society.

Sat 14 Jul 2012 22:05 BBC Radio 4

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