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The Resource Collapse : how societies choose to fail or succeed, Jared Diamond

Collapse : how societies choose to fail or succeed, Jared Diamond

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Collapse : how societies choose to fail or succeed
Title
Collapse
Title remainder
how societies choose to fail or succeed
Statement of responsibility
Jared Diamond
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Cataloging source
DLC
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Diamond, Jared M
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
  • plates
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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  • Social history
  • Social change
  • Environmental policy
Label
Collapse : how societies choose to fail or succeed, Jared Diamond
Instantiates
Publication
Note
"With a new afterword" -- Cover
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [542]-574) and index
Contents
Prologue : a tale of two farms -- Part 1: Modern Montana : Under Montana's big sky -- Part 2: Past societies : Twilight at Easter -- The last people alive: Pitcairn and Henderson Islands -- The ancient ones: the Anasazi and their neighbors -- The Maya collapses -- The Viking prelude and fugues -- Norse Greenland's flowering -- Norse Greenland's end -- Opposite paths to success -- Part 3: Modern societies : Malthus in Africa: Rwanda's genocide -- One island, two peoples, two histories: the Dominican Republic and Haiti -- China, lurching giant -- "Mining" Australia -- Part 4: Practical lessons : Why do some societies make disastrous decisions? -- Big businesses and the environment: different conditions, different outcomes -- The world as a polder: what does it all mean to us today? -- Afterword : Angkor's rise and fall
Dimensions
22 cm.
Extent
xii, 589 p.
Isbn
9780143117001
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Lccn
2011290440
Other physical details
ill., maps
System control number
  • (OCoLC)688609934
  • (OCoLC)ocn688609934
  • 673592
Label
Collapse : how societies choose to fail or succeed, Jared Diamond
Publication
Note
"With a new afterword" -- Cover
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [542]-574) and index
Contents
Prologue : a tale of two farms -- Part 1: Modern Montana : Under Montana's big sky -- Part 2: Past societies : Twilight at Easter -- The last people alive: Pitcairn and Henderson Islands -- The ancient ones: the Anasazi and their neighbors -- The Maya collapses -- The Viking prelude and fugues -- Norse Greenland's flowering -- Norse Greenland's end -- Opposite paths to success -- Part 3: Modern societies : Malthus in Africa: Rwanda's genocide -- One island, two peoples, two histories: the Dominican Republic and Haiti -- China, lurching giant -- "Mining" Australia -- Part 4: Practical lessons : Why do some societies make disastrous decisions? -- Big businesses and the environment: different conditions, different outcomes -- The world as a polder: what does it all mean to us today? -- Afterword : Angkor's rise and fall
Dimensions
22 cm.
Extent
xii, 589 p.
Isbn
9780143117001
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Lccn
2011290440
Other physical details
ill., maps
System control number
  • (OCoLC)688609934
  • (OCoLC)ocn688609934
  • 673592

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