Upheaval

ISBN: 9780141977782 Categorii: Diverse, Diverse. An apariție: 2020 Autor: Jared Diamond Editură: Penguin Books Ltd Tip copertă: Paperback Număr pagini: 512 Stoc: În stoc

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'A riveting and illuminating tour of how nations deal with crises - which might hopefully help humanity as a whole deal with our present global crisis' YUVAL NOAH HARARI, author of SAPIENS


** NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER**

Author of the landmark international bestsellers Guns, Germs and Steel and Collapse, Jared Diamond has transformed our understanding of what makes civilizations rise and fall. Now, at a time when crises are erupting around the world, he explores what makes certain nations resilient, and reveals the factors that influence how nations and individuals can respond to enormous challenges.

In a riveting journey into the recent past, he traces how six distinctive modern nations - Finland, Chile, Indonesia, Japan, Germany and Australia - have survived defining catastrophes, and identifies patterns in their recovery. Looking ahead, he investigates the risk that the United States and other countries, faced by grave threat, are set on a course towards catastrophe.

Adding a rich psychological dimension to the in-depth history, geography, biology and anthropology that underpin all of Diamond's writing, Upheaval is epic in scope, but also his most personal book yet.

'Fascinating ... I finished the book even more optimistic about our ability to solve problems than I started' BILL GATES

'Jared Diamond does it again: another rich, original and fascinating chapter in the human saga - with vital lessons for our difficult times' STEVEN PINKER

Limba
Engleza
Subiect Principal
Istoria lumii
Perioada Istorica
Epoca contemporana
Autor
Jared Diamond
Data Publicarii
2020
Editura
Penguin Books Ltd
Inaltime
20
Latime
13
Tip Coperta
Paperback
Nr Pag
512
Subtitlu
How Nations Cope with Crisis and Change
Bic
HBG, HBLL, HBLW, HBLX, JPA, JPSL
Istoric preț pentru: Upheaval

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