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Título Collapse: how societies choose to fail or succeedLibros / Impreso - Libros
Autor(es) Diamond, Jared M. (Autor)
Publicación New York, NY : Viking, 2005
Descripción Física xi, 575 páginas
Idioma Inglés;
ISBN 0670033375
Clasificación(es) 304.28
Materia(s) Política ambiental; Historia social; Cambio social;
Nota(s) CONTENIDO: Prologue : a tale of two farms -- Modern Montana -- Under Montana's big sky -- 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 -- Modern societies -- Malthus in Africa : Rwanda's genocide -- One Island, two peoples, two histories : the Dominican Republic and Haiti -- China, lurching giant -- "Mining" Australia -- 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?.
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082403Biblioteca Universidad Icesi3304.28/D537cDisponibleCol. General