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Publisher:
Viking,
Pub. Date:
2005.
Language:
English
Description
A study of the downfall of some of history's greatest civilizations, written by the Pulitzer Prize-winning author of Guns, Germs, and Steel, includes coverage of such cultures as the Anasazi, the Maya, and the Viking colony on Greenland, tracing patterns of environmental damage, climate change, poor political choices, and other factors that were pivotal to their demise. 250,000 first printing.
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9780670033379
9780143036555
9780143117001
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Level 12.3, 48 Points
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title_display Collapse : how societies choose to fail or succeed
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title_sub how societies choose to fail or succeed
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