Empire: How Britain Made the Modern World

How did Britain come to rule the world? asks Niall Ferguson in Empire. What would today's world be like now if it hadn't? Could such an organisation – run by, according to Winston Churchill, 'the greedy trader, the inopportune missionary, the ambitious soldier and the lying spectator' – ever have been a force for good?

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Episode NameAirdateTrailer
1x06: Empire for SaleFeb 8, 2003
1x05: Maxim ForceFeb 1, 2003
1x04: Heaven's BreedJan 25, 2003
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