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Collapse : how societies choose to fail or survive

Author: Jared M Diamond
Publisher: London : Penguin, 2006.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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In 'Collapse', Jared Diamond investigates the fate of past human societies, and the lessons for our own future. What happened to the people who built the ruined temples of Angkor Wat, the long-abandoned statues of Easter Island, the crumbling Maya pyramids of the Yucatan?
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Jared M Diamond
ISBN: 0140279512 9780140279511
OCLC Number: 804802682
Notes: Originally published: London: Allen Lane, 2005.
Awards: Short-listed for Aventis General Prize for Science Books 2006
Description: xi, 592 pages, 24 pages of plates : illustrations maps ; 20 cm
Contents: Modern Montana --
Past societies --
Modern societies --
Practical lessons.
Responsibility: by Jared Diamond.

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Talks about the mysterious collapse of past civilizations - and what this means for the future. Bringing together evidence from many sources and piecing together the myriad influences, from climate  Read more...

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