Book Discussion on Collapse: How Societies Choose to Fail or Succeed

Mr. Diamond talked about his book Collapse: How Societies Choose to Fail or Succeed, published by Viking. In it he analyzed the… read more

Mr. Diamond talked about his book Collapse: How Societies Choose to Fail or Succeed, published by Viking. In it he analyzed the demise of both ancient and modern societies citing environmental damage, climate change, and rapid population growth as some of the biggest factors. After his presentation, Mr. Diamond answered questions from members of the audience. close

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  • Diamond, Jared M. Professor University of California, Los Angeles->Geography Department
  • Hager, Michael Executive Director San Diego Natural History Museum

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Book Discussion on Collapse: How Societies Choose to Fail or Succeed

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San Diego, California, United States
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Feb 6, 2005
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Sep 6, 2005

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