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Western Civilisation

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19 December 1943
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Western Civilisation has had a profound influence on world history. Shaped by the cultural contributions of the ancient Greek and Roman Empires and Medieval Christian Europe, the West has produced the seminal events of the Reformation, the Enlightenment, the Industrial and scientific revolutions, and the development of liberal democracy. Here you will find the IPA’s research on Western Civilisation and the lessons we can learn from our past to improve our future.

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