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Upheaval: Turning Points for Nations in Crisis

Upheaval: Turning Points for Nations in Crisis By Jared Diamond Upheaval Turning Points for Nations in Crisis A brilliant new theory of how and why some nations recover from trauma and others don t by the author of the landmark bestsellers Guns Germs and Steel and Collapse In his earlier best

  • Title: Upheaval: Turning Points for Nations in Crisis
  • Author: Jared Diamond
  • ISBN: 0316409138
  • Page: 314
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Upheaval: Turning Points for Nations in Crisis By Jared Diamond A brilliant new theory of how and why some nations recover from trauma and others don t, by the author of the landmark bestsellers Guns, Germs, and Steel and Collapse In his earlier bestsellers Guns, Germs and Steel and Collapse, Jared Diamond transformed our understanding of what makes civilizations rise and fall Now, in the final book in this monumental trilogy, he rev A brilliant new theory of how and why some nations recover from trauma and others don t, by the author of the landmark bestsellers Guns, Germs, and Steel and Collapse In his earlier bestsellers Guns, Germs and Steel and Collapse, Jared Diamond transformed our understanding of what makes civilizations rise and fall Now, in the final book in this monumental trilogy, he reveals how successful nations recover from crisis through selective change a coping mechanism commonly associated with personal trauma In a dazzling comparative study, Diamond shows us how seven countries have survived defining upheavals in the recent past from US Commodore Perry s arrival in Japan to the Soviet invasion of Finland to Pinochet s regime in Chile through a process of painful self appraisal and adaptation, and he identifies patterns in the way that these distinct nations recovered from calamity Looking ahead to the future, he investigates whether the United States, and the world, are squandering their natural advantages, on a path towards political conflict and decline Or can we still learn from the lessons of the past Adding a psychological dimension to the awe inspiring grasp of history, geography, economics, and anthropology that marks all Diamond s work, Upheaval reveals how both nations and individuals can become resilient The result is a book that is epic,
    Upheaval: Turning Points for Nations in Crisis By Jared Diamond

    Upheaval Turning Points for Nations in Crisis Diamond Upheaval Turning Points for Nations in Crisis Hardcover Illustrated, May , by Jared Diamond Author Visit s Jared Diamond Page Find all the books, read about the author, and See search results for this author. Upheaval Turning Points for Nations in Crisis by Jared Upheaval Turning Points for Nations in Crisis, by Jared Diamond, is an narrative history looking at crisis in nation states within the th century or so The book charts these crisis in terms of twelve personal crisis points that Diamond lists off. Book review of Upheaval Turning Points for Nations in Jun , In his new book, Upheaval Turning Points for Nations in Crisis, Jared Diamond, author of the Pulitzer Prize winning Guns, Germs, and Steel, wants Upheaval Turning Points for Nations in Crisis Jared Upheaval Turning Points for Nations in Crisis Jared Diamond download B OK Download books for free Find books Upheaval Turning Points for Nations in Crisis Jared Apr , If Guns, Germs, and Steel is about the birth and growth of human societies and his book Collapse is about the death or near death of those societies

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      In this follow up to Guns, Germs, and Steel and Collapse, Jared Diamond shows how nations have overcome crises through methods individuals often practice in overcoming personal trauma Through his historical study of Finland, Meiji Japan, Chile, Indonesia, Germany, and Australia and his examination of current crises facing Japan, the US, and the world, Diamond reveals how certain factors like honest self appraisal and dealing with national failure can help predict resilience This is a fascinati I [...]

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