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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:Nov 2006
Publisher:Island Press
Book Format:Hardback
List Price:USD $45.00
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...
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Book Details
Pages:448
Detailed Subjects: History / Civilization
Social Science / Disasters & Disaster Relief
Technology & Engineering / Emergency Management
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):6.125 x 9.25 x 1.5 Inches
Book Weight:1.848 Pounds



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