Author: Jared Diamond
Publisher: Penguin UK
ISBN: 0141976969
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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 ...


Author: Jared Diamond
Publisher: Penguin
ISBN: 9781101502006
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Author: Jared M. Diamond
ISBN: 9780140279511
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Bringing together evidence from many sources and piecing together the myriad influences, from climate to culture, that make societies self-destruct, this book shows how unlike our ancestors we can benefit from our knowledge of the past.

The World Until Yesterday

Author: Jared Diamond
Publisher: Penguin UK
ISBN: 1846148154
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In The World Until Yesterday, Diamond reveals how traditional societies around the world offer an extraordinary window onto how our ancestors lived for the majority of human history - until virtually yesterday, in evolutionary terms - and ...

The Collapse Of Complex Societies

Author: Joseph Tainter
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
ISBN: 9780521386739
Size: 33.49 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.

Planet Of Slums

Author: Mike Davis
Publisher: Verso
ISBN: 9781844670222
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An exploration of modern-world urbanization cites a concerning rise in slum life that currently accounts for nearly one-fifth of the world's population, arguing that urban populations are disconnected and exempt from the formal world ...

Human Impact On Ancient Environments

Author: Charles L. Redman
Publisher: University of Arizona Press
ISBN: 9780816519637
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Human Impact on Ancient Environments demonstrates how archaeological research can provide unique insights into the nature of human stewardship of the Earth and can permanently alter the way we think about humans and the environment.

Questioning Collapse

Author: Patricia A. McAnany
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
ISBN: 0521515726
Size: 21.23 MB
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" Collectively, these essays demonstrate that resilience in the face of societal crises, rather than collapse, is the leitmotif of the human story from the earliest civilizations to the present.

Why Is Sex Fun

Author: Jared Diamond
Publisher: Hachette UK
ISBN: 1780227655
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Human sexuality seems normal to us but it is bizarre by the standards of other animals. Jared Diamond argues that our strange sex lives were as crucial to our rise to human status as were our large brains.

Imperial Ends

Author: Alexander J. Motyl
Publisher: Columbia University Press
ISBN: 9780231506700
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