Do nations, like a good drama, have a beginning, middle and end? Why do civilizations succeed, why do they fail?
Jared Diamond, Professor, Department of Geography, University of California, Los Angeles; Pulitzer Prize winner, "Guns, Germs, and Steel"
Niall Ferguson, Laurence A. Tisch Professor of History, Harvard University; Senior Fellow, Hoover Institution
James Robinson, David Florence Professor of Government, Harvard University