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COLLAPSE How Societies Choose to Fail or Succeed

By: Diamond, Jared

Price: $9.99

Publisher: Penguin Group USA Inc.: 2004

Seller ID: 143261

ISBN: 0670033375

Condition: Very Good in Very Good dust jacket


In his million-copy bestseller Guns, Germs, and Steel, Jared Diamond examined how and why Western civilizations developed the technologies and immunities that allowed them to dominate much of the world. Now in this brilliant companion volume, Diamond probes the other side of the equation: What caused some of the great civilizations of the past to collapse into ruin, and what can we learn from their fates?As in Guns, Germs, and Steel, Diamond weaves an all-encompassing global thesis through a series of fascinating historical-cultural narratives. Moving from the Polynesian cultures on East... View more info

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THE AGE OF TURBULENCE: ADVENTURES IN A NEW WORLD

By: Greenspan, Alan

Price: $8.99

Publisher: Penguin Press: 2007

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 104435

ISBN: 1594201315

Condition: Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket


Near Fine Hardcover in Near Fine Dust Jacket. Binding straight and tight; corners and edges sharp. No marks or writing. First Edition, First Printing with full number line. Not price-clipped. Looks unread. Scan shows actual copy. View more info

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SOCIETY An Introductory Analysis

By: MacIver, Robert Morrison

Price: $5.99

Publisher: Rinehart & Company: 1949

Seller ID: 143906

Condition: Good


Bookplate, address label & name stamp of same person on endpapers. Some underlining. View more info

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CULTURE CRASH The Killing of the Creative Class

By: Timberg, Scott

Price: $5.99

Publisher: Yale University Press: 2015

Seller ID: 140513

ISBN: 0300195885

Condition: Very Good in Very Good dust jacket


320 pages View more info

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MAKERS OF THE AMERICAN CENTURY A Narrative of Twenty-Six Lives

By: Walker, Martin

Price: $7.99

Publisher: UK, Chatto & Windus: 2000

Seller ID: 11130

ISBN: 0701167998

Condition: New in New dust jacket


Like New, Unread Copy. No marks or writing. ; Index; ; 393 pages View more info