Possibly

To (over)simplify, the emergence from the Dark Ages was a long, bloody experiment in social organization. Finally, in the century or so between the Glorious Revolution and the publication of The Wealth of Nations, Europeans started getting things right.

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  1. The Thomas Babington MacAulay theory of history. It has a lot to recommend it. But it can’t really be the whole story.

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