[ epub pdf ] Upheaval: How Nations Cope with Crisis and Change Autor Jared Diamond – Paydayloansnsi.co.uk

Upheaval: How Nations Cope with Crisis and Change 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 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER Author of the landmark international bestsellers Guns, Germs and Steel and Collapse, Jared Diamond has transformed our understanding of what makes civilizations rise and fall Now, at a time when crises are erupting around the world, he explores what makes certain nations resilient, and reveals the factors that influence how nations and individuals can respond to enormous challenges In a riveting journey into the recent past, he traces how six distinctive modern nations Finland, Chile, Indonesia, Japan, Germany and Australia have survived defining catastrophes, and identifies patterns in their recovery Looking ahead, he investigates the risk that the United States and other countries, faced by grave threat, are set on a course towards catastrophe Adding a rich psychological dimension to the in depth history, geography, biology and anthropology that underpin all of Diamond s writing, Upheaval is epic in scope, but also his most personal book yet Fascinating I finished the book even optimistic about our ability to solve problems than I started BILL GATES Jared Diamond does it again another rich, original and fascinating chapter in the human saga with vital lessons for our difficult times STEVEN PINKER

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9 thoughts on “Upheaval: How Nations Cope with Crisis and Change

  1. Devaschen Devaschen says:

    Totally disappointing in view of earlier brilliant books by this author Extremely repetitive and boring everything could be said with 10% of the words.

  2. Keisha He Keisha He says:

    Cannot stop reading Educational critical thinking and objective view behind national crisis I took 2 days finished the book and there is no doubt that it broadens my view.

  3. ts17 ts17 says:

    The book is fascinating I loved reading it If you are interested in historical events and think about how nations cope with crisis, then you should buy this masterpiece

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  5. markr markr says:

    I thoroughly enjoyed the case studies of how various countries dealt with crisis Australia, Finland, Germany, Japan, Indonesia, Chile and the USA all feature here In each case Jared Diamond looks at the crises and how each country went about facing the challenge presented to them All of this i found fascinating and informative.The author also looks to fit

  6. Ian C King Ian C King says:

    There is nothing new here from Diamond unfortunately A sort of synthesis of his old ideas and a lot of inadequate history jumbled up with cod psychology The folksy tone and repetitive references combined with factual historical errors and inadequate research rather ruin the career of big ideas to date Alas, this will not stand the test of time and is best forgot


    Can we avoid the fates of individuals in sudden or slow meltdown and similar situations that some nations find themselves embroiled in The author being an optimist thinks we can and explains how to by detailed analysis of the histories of several countries with which he is very familiar and itemising many of the factors involved.His writing is always lucid well researc

  8. E. L. Wisty E. L. Wisty says:

    So I m reading the prologue, and Diamond states here that the first race riots in the UK were in the 1950s incorrect, there were race riots decades before that , that the 1956 Suez Crisis was the UK trying to act alone in fact it was acting jointly with France and Israel , lists the three events in Roman history which he says historians would term a crisis which omits totally

  9. Kindle Customer Kindle Customer says:

    Excellent read Sometimes a little overload with information.

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