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The latest news from the team behind BBC History Magazine - a popular History magazine. To find out more, visit www.historyextra.com

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Old and new - a look at the Merchant Navy and modern-day western supremacy

March 4th, 2011

Episode 4 of 297 episodes

Harry Bennett discusses the role of the Merchant Navy in the Battle of the Atlantic, Niall Ferguson considers how much longer western supremacy can last, and Edward Higgs explores the challenges of the Victorian census.

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