Upheaval

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 ...

Upheaval

Upheaval

'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 thelandmark 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, heexplores 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

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Upheaval
Language: en
Pages: 320
Authors: Jared Diamond
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2019-05-07 - Publisher: Penguin UK

'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 thelandmark international bestsellers Guns, Germs and Steel and Collapse, Jared Diamond
Literature in Upheaval
Language: en
Pages: 193
Authors: Richard Hinton Thomas, Keith Bullivant
Categories: Authors, German
Type: BOOK - Published: 1974 - Publisher: Manchester University Press

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Upheaval!
Language: en
Pages: 332
Authors: John L. Casey
Categories: Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2016-12-12 - Publisher: Trafford Publishing

The United States of America will likely be devastated by earthquakes within the next twenty years. That is the startling conclusion of the authors of this book, all of them leading experts in the geophysical effects of climate change. They make a strong case for a link between the suns
Upheaval
Language: en
Pages: 168
Authors: Chris Holbrook
Categories: Fiction
Type: BOOK - Published: 2009-09-11 - Publisher: University Press of Kentucky

In 1995, Chris Holbrook burst onto the southern literary scene with Hell and Ohio: Stories of Southern Appalachia, stories that Robert Morgan described as "elegies for land and lives disappearing under mudslides from strip mines and new trailer parks and highways." Now, with the publication of Upheaval, Holbrook more than
Upheaval
Language: en
Pages: 100
Authors: Navid Kermani
Categories: Political Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2017-05-09 - Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

By foot, in buses, prison vans and trains, a steady stream of refugees traveled from the Greek island of Lesbos into Europe. In the autumn of 2015, award-winning writer Navid Kermani decided to accompany them on the "Balkan route." In this perceptive account from the front line of the "refugee

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