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The collapse of complex societies

The collapse of complex societies

Author: Joseph A Tainter
Publisher: Cambridge, Cambridgeshire ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 2017.
Series: New studies in archaeology.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Joseph A Tainter
ISBN: 9780521386739 052138673X
OCLC Number: 1088514695
Notes: Reprint. Originally published: 1988.
Description: xiv, 250 pages : illustrations, maps
Contents: Introduction to collapse --
The nature of complex societies --
The study of collapse --
Understanding collapse: the marginal productivity of sociopolitical change --
Evaluation: complexity and marginal returns in collapsing societies --
Summary and implications.
Series Title: New studies in archaeology.
Responsibility: Joseph A. Tainter.


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