Upheaval: Turning Points for Nations in Crisis

  • Title: Upheaval: Turning Points for Nations in Crisis
  • Author: Jared Diamond
  • ISBN: 0316409138
  • Page: 499
  • Format: Hardcover
  • 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
    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, urgent, and groundbreaking Get A Copy Kindle Store UKOnline StoresAudibleBarnes NobleWalmart eBooksApple BooksGoogle PlayAbebooksBook DepositoryIndigoAlibrisBetter World BooksIndieBoundLibraries Or buy for Hardcover, 512 pages Expected publication May 7th 2019 by Little, Brown and Company More Details ISBN 0316409138 ISBN13 9780316409131 Other Editions 4 All Editions Add a New Edition Combine Less Detail edit details Win a Copy of This Book Upheaval Turning Points for Nations in Crisis by Jared Diamond Release date May 07, 2019 Enter for your chance to win an advance reading copy of UPHEAVAL by Jared Diamond A riveting and illuminating tour of how nations deal with crises Enter for your chance to win an advance reading copy of UPHEAVAL by Jared Diamond 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 and 21 Lessons for the 21st Century Enter Giveaway Format Print book

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    1. Jared Diamond is the author of the Pulitzer Prize winning Guns, Germs, and Steel He is Professor of Geography at UCLA and has been elected to the National Academy of Sciences, the American Academy of Arts and Sciences, and the American Philosophical Society He has dedicated this book to his sons and future generations.


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    1. 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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