Patrick Wyman on the “Great Divergence” Between Western Europe and the Rest of the Globe
In Conversation with Andrew Keen on the Keen On Podcast
Hosted by Andrew Keen, Keen On features conversations with some of the world’s leading thinkers and writers about the economic, political, and technological issues being discussed in the news, right now.
In this episode, Andrew is joined by Patrick Wyman, author of The Verge: Reformation, Renaissance, and Forty Years that Shook the World, to explore the four explosive decades between 1490 and 1530 and bring to life the dramatic and deeply human story of how the West was reborn.
Patrick Wyman holds a PhD in history from the University of Southern California. He previously worked as a sports journalist, covering mixed martial arts and boxing from 2013 to 2018. His work has been featured in Deadspin, The Washington Post, Bleacher Report, and others. He is currently host of the podcast, Tides of History, and previously the host of Fall of Rome.