New Studies in Archaeology (BOK)

Joseph A Tainter

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Any explanation of political collapse carries lessons not just for the study of ancient societies, but for the members of all complex societies in both the present and future. Dr Tainter describes nearly two dozen cases of collapse and reviews more than 2000 years of explanations. He then develops a new and far-reaching theory that accounts for collapse among diverse kinds of societies, evaluating his model and clarifying the processes of disintegration by detailed studies of the Roman, Mayan and Chacoan collapses.

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Språk Engelsk Engelsk Innbinding Heftet
Utgitt 1990 Forfatter Joseph A Tainter
Forlag
CAMBRIDGE UNIVERSITY PRESS
ISBN 9780521386739
Antall sider 262 Dimensjoner 17,4cm x 24,7cm x 1,5cm
Vekt 536 gram