Collapse

✏Book Title : The Collapse of Ancient States and Civilizations
✏Author : Norman Yoffee
✏Publisher : University of Arizona Press
✏Release Date : 1991
✏Pages : 333
✏ISBN : 0816512493
✏Available Language : English, Spanish, And French

✏The Collapse of Ancient States and Civilizations Book Summary : Publikacja prac seminarium "School of American Research" które odbyło się w Santa Fe, 22-26 marca 1982 r.

✏Book Title : Why Did the Soviet Union Collapse
✏Author : Robert Strayer
✏Publisher : M.E. Sharpe
✏Release Date : 1998-05-18
✏Pages :
✏ISBN : 0765631903
✏Available Language : English, Spanish, And French

✏Why Did the Soviet Union Collapse Book Summary : Taking the Soviet collapse - the most cataclysmic event of the recent past - as a case study, this text engages students in the exercise of historical analysis, interpretation and explanation. In exploring the question posed by the title, the author introduces and applies such organizing concepts as great power conflict, imperial decline, revolution, ethnic conflict, colonialism, economic development, totalitarian ideology, and transition to democracy in a most accessible way. Questions and controversies, and extracts from documentary and literary sources, anchor the text at key points. This book is intended for use in history and political science courses on the Soviet Union or more generally on the 20th century.

✏Book Title : The Collapse of the Tokugawa Bakufu
✏Author : Conrad D. Totman
✏Publisher : University of Hawaii Press
✏Release Date : 1980
✏Pages : 588
✏ISBN : 082480614X
✏Available Language : English, Spanish, And French

✏The Collapse of the Tokugawa Bakufu Book Summary :

✏Book Title : The Collapse of Complex Societies
✏Author : Joseph Tainter
✏Publisher : Cambridge University Press
✏Release Date : 1990-03-29
✏Pages : 250
✏ISBN : 052138673X
✏Available Language : English, Spanish, And French

✏The Collapse of Complex Societies Book Summary : 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.

📒Collapsed States ✍ I. William Zartman

✏Book Title : Collapsed States
✏Author : I. William Zartman
✏Publisher : Lynne Rienner Publishers
✏Release Date : 1995
✏Pages : 303
✏ISBN : 1555875602
✏Available Language : English, Spanish, And French

✏Collapsed States Book Summary : This work uses 11 African case studies in its exploration of the phenomenon of collapsed states. The writers consider the causes of collapse; symptoms and early warning signs; and how the situation was met. They also assess the strengths and weaknesses of various responses, such as UN action.

📒Collapse ✍ Kirstin Cronn-Mills

✏Book Title : Collapse
✏Author : Kirstin Cronn-Mills
✏Publisher : Capstone
✏Release Date : 2009-01-01
✏Pages : 48
✏ISBN : 9780756540616
✏Available Language : English, Spanish, And French

✏Collapse Book Summary : Collapse! is a Capstone Press publication.

✏Book Title : Collapse of Burning Buildings 2nd Edition
✏Author : Vincent Dunn
✏Publisher : PennWell Books
✏Release Date : 2010
✏Pages : 347
✏ISBN : 9781593702335
✏Available Language : English, Spanish, And French

✏Collapse of Burning Buildings 2nd Edition Book Summary : 1. General collapse information 2. Terms of construction and building design 3. Building construction: firefighting problems and structural hazards 4. Masonry wall collapse 5. Collapse dangers of parapet walls 6. Wood floor collapse 7. Sloping peak roof collapse 8. Timber truss roof collapse 9. Flat roof collapse 10. Lightweight steel roof and floor collapse 11. Lightweight wood truss collapse 12. Ceiling collapse 13. Stairway collapse 14. Fire escape dangers 15. Wood-frame building collapse 16. Collapse hazards of buildings under construction 17. Collapse caused by master stream operations 18. Search-and-rescue at a building collapse 19. Safety precautions prior to collapse 20. Why the World Trade Center Towers collapsed 21. High-rise building collapse 22. Post-fire analysis 23. Early floor collapse EPILOGUE: Are architects, engineers, and code-writing officials friends of the firefighters?.

📒Collapse ✍ Jared Diamond

✏Book Title : Collapse
✏Author : Jared Diamond
✏Publisher : Penguin UK
✏Release Date : 2013-03-21
✏Pages : 608
✏ISBN : 9780141976969
✏Available Language : English, Spanish, And French

✏Collapse Book Summary : From the author of Guns, Germs and Steel, Jared Diamond's Collapse: How Societies Choose to Fail or Survive is a visionary study of the mysterious downfall of past civilizations. Now in a revised edition with a new afterword, Jared Diamond's Collapse uncovers the secret behind why some societies flourish, while others founder - and what this means for our future. What happened to the people who made the forlorn long-abandoned statues of Easter Island? What happened to the architects of the crumbling Maya pyramids? Will we go the same way, our skyscrapers one day standing derelict and overgrown like the temples at Angkor Wat? Bringing together new evidence from a startling range of sources and piecing together the myriad influences, from climate to culture, that make societies self-destruct, Jared Diamond's Collapse also shows how - unlike our ancestors - we can benefit from our knowledge of the past and learn to be survivors. 'A grand sweep from a master storyteller of the human race' - Daily Mail 'Riveting, superb, terrifying' - Observer 'Gripping ... the book fulfils its huge ambition, and Diamond is the only man who could have written it' - Economis 'This book shines like all Diamond's work' - Sunday Times

📒Corporate Collapse ✍ Frank Clarke

✏Book Title : Corporate Collapse
✏Author : Frank Clarke
✏Publisher : Cambridge University Press
✏Release Date : 2003-04-07
✏Pages : 383
✏ISBN : 0521534267
✏Available Language : English, Spanish, And French

✏Corporate Collapse Book Summary : This revised edition examines corporate collapse from the 1960s to the 1990s and beyond.

✏Book Title : Nationalist Mobilization and the Collapse of the Soviet State
✏Author : Mark R. Beissinger
✏Publisher : Cambridge University Press
✏Release Date : 2002-02-04
✏Pages : 503
✏ISBN : 052100148X
✏Available Language : English, Spanish, And French

✏Nationalist Mobilization and the Collapse of the Soviet State Book Summary : This 2002 study examines the process of the disintegration of the Soviet state.