Collapse: How Societies Choose to Fail or Succeed

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In his runaway bestseller Guns, Germs, and Steel, Jared Diamond brilliantly examined the circumstances that allowed Western civilizations to dominate much of the world. Now he probes the other side of the equation: What caused some of the great civilizations of the past to fall into ruin, and what can we learn from their fates? Using a vast historical and geographical perspective ranging from Easter Island and the Maya to Viking Greenland and modern Montana, Diamond traces a fundamental pattern of environmental catastrophe ...

Collapse: How Societies Choose to Fail or Succeed 2011, Penguin Books, New York, NY

ISBN-13: 9780143117001

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Collapse: How Societies Choose to Fail or Succeed 2005, Penguin Group USA Inc., New York, NY

ISBN-13: 9780670033379

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Collapse: How Societies Choose to Fail or Succeed 2005, Penguin Books, New York, NY

ISBN-13: 9780143036555

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Collapse: How Societies Choose to Fail or Succeed 2004, Penguin Audiobooks, New York, NY

ISBN-13: 9780143057185

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