Looking back at The End of History

In 1989 American academic Francis Fukuyama caused a sensation with his article 'The End of History?' which argued that western liberal democracy had triumphed and man's ideological evolution was approaching an end. Twenty years later he talks to Rob Attar about his famous theory and whether he believes it still holds true

A statue of Lenin in Germany being removed from its plinth to be demolished. (Photo by Régis BOSSU/Sygma via Getty Images)

This article was first published in the November 2009 issue of BBC History Magazine 

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