Author: Jared Diamond
Publisher: Penguin UK
ISBN: 0141976969
Size: 54.79 MB
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'A grand sweep from a master storyteller of the human race' Daily Mail 'Riveting, superb, terrifying' Observer 'Gripping ... the book fulfils its huge ambition, and Diamond is the only man who could have written it' Economist 'This book ...

The Collapse Of Ancient States And Civilizations

Author: Norman Yoffee
Publisher: University of Arizona Press
ISBN: 9780816512492
Size: 27.13 MB
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Publikacja prac seminarium "School of American Research" które odbyło się w Santa Fe, 22-26 marca 1982 r. This volume is the result of a seminar held at the School of American Research in Santa Fe, March 22 to 26, 1982.


Author: Kirstin Cronn-Mills
Publisher: Capstone
ISBN: 0756540615
Size: 23.26 MB
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Collapse! is a Capstone Press publication.

Why Did The Soviet Union Collapse

Author: Robert Strayer
Publisher: M.E. Sharpe
ISBN: 9780765631909
Size: 64.25 MB
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Did the outside world significantly contribute to the Soviet collapse? One answer
to this question, argued passionately by American Cold War "hawks," held that
newly aggressive Reagan administration policies in the early 1980s won the
Cold War for the West and in the process drove a weakening Soviet Union to ruin
. According to one account, the Reagan team, spearheaded by CIA director
William Casey, formulated an explicit "secret strategy" to exacerbate Soviet
weaknesses and ...

The Collapse Of Complex Societies

Author: Joseph Tainter
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
ISBN: 9780521386739
Size: 16.17 MB
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Dr Tainter describes nearly two dozen cases of collapse and reviews more than 2000 years of explanations. He then develops a new and far-reaching theory.

The Collapse Of The Fact Value Dichotomy And Other Essays

Author: Hilary Putnam
Publisher: Harvard University Press
ISBN: 9780674009059
Size: 16.74 MB
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In this book, one of the world's preeminent philosophers takes issue with an idea that has found an all-too-prominent place in popular culture and philosophical thought: the idea that while factual claims can be rationally established or ...