Search Type
  • All
  • Subject
  • Title
  • Author
  • Publisher
  • Series Title
Search Title

Download

The Upside of Down

Catastrophe, Creativity, and the Renewal of Civilization

The Upside of Down( )
Author: Homer-Dixon, Thomas
ISBN:978-1-59726-064-0
Publication Date:Oct 2006
Publisher:Island Press
Book Format:Hardback
List Price:AUD $64.95
Book Description:

Environmental disasters. Terrorist wars. Energy scarcity. Economic failure. Is this the world's inevitable fate, a downward spiral that ultimately spells the collapse of societies? Perhaps, says acclaimed author Thomas Homer-Dixon - or perhaps these crises can actually lead to renewal for ourselves and planet earth. The Upside of Down takes the reader on a mind-stretching tour of societies' management, or mismanagement, of disasters over time. From the demise of ancient Rome to...
More Description

Book Details
Pages:448
Detailed Subjects: History / Civilization
Social Science / Disasters & Disaster Relief
Technology & Engineering / Emergency Management
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):15.558 x 23.495 x 3.81 cm
Book Weight:0.84 Kilograms



Featured Books

Vietnam
Hastings, Max
Paperback: $22.99
Alice's Adventures in Wonderland
Carroll, Lewis
Paperback: $13.99
Madame Bovary
Flaubert, Gustave
Paperback: $24.00

Rate this title:

Select your rating below then click 'submit'.






I do not wish to rate this title.