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The end is always near : apocalyptic moments from the Bronze Age collapse to nuclear near misses

Author: Dan Carlin
Publisher: London, UK : HarperCollins, 2019. ©2019.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Do tough times create tougher people? Can humanity handle the power of its weapons without destroying itself? Will human technology or capabilities ever peak or regress? Why, since the dawn of time, has it always seemed as though death and destruction is waiting just around the corner? In The End is Always Near, Dan Carlin connects the past and future in fascinating and colourful ways, exploring a question that has  Read more...
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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Dan Carlin
ISBN: 9780008340933 0008340935
OCLC Number: 1127312536
Description: xiv, 270 pages ; 23 cm.
Contents: Do tough times make for tougher people? --
Suffer the children --
The end of the world as they knew it --
Judgment at Nineveh --
The barbarian life cycle --
A pandemic prologue? --
The quick and the dead --
The road to hell.
Responsibility: Dan Carlin.

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In his first book, the creator of the award-winning podcast Hardcore History looks to some of humanity's most apocalyptic moments to understand the challenges of our future.  Read more...

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