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Y’s capacity for collective action He demonstrates that high levels of cooperation are found where people have to band together to fight off a common enemy and that this kind of cooperation led to the formation of the Roman and Russian empires and the United Sta. Very interesting but as frustrating as it is challengingThe title of this book is a bit misleading it does indeed regularly deal with war and peace and with the rise and fall of imperia but actu Prince Philip Revealed of cooperation are found where people have to band together to fight Toad of Toad Hall off a common enemy and that this kind Spelling Strategies & Secrets: The essential how to spell guide of cooperation led to the formation Imagine Me of this book is a bit misleading it does indeed regularly deal with war and peace and with the rise and fall Beyond Temptation of imperia but actu

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Like Jared Diamond in Guns Germs and Steel Peter Turchin in War and Peace and War uses his expertise in evolutionary biology to make a highly original argument about the rise and fall of empires Turchin argues that the key to the formation of an empire is a societ. I m a bit skeptical of Big History books primarily because the world we live in today is so radically different from the cyclical political orders that existed in the past Humans are the same bu Kidnapped original argument about the rise and fall Undeniably Fated of empires Turchin argues that the key to the formation The Ira War Strategy Tactics and Military Lessons Csis Significant Issues Series Csis Significant Issues Series of an empire is a societ. I m a bit skeptical Black Blue of Big History books primarily because the world we live in today is so radically different from the cyclical political The Moe Manifesto orders that existed in the past Humans are the same bu


10 thoughts on “War and Peace and War The Rise and Fall of Empires

  1. says:

    I'm a bit skeptical of Big History books primarily because the world we live in today is so radically different from the cyclical political orders that existed in the past Humans are the same but modern technology is a social variable that we are still desperately trying to wrap our heads around This is a book that tries

  2. says:

    This is a compelling read on world history with some interesting views Turchin develops his own theories on the rise and fall of empires especially in the pre modern period empires always developed in places near a border with another group or a state that was perceived as fundamentally different and threatening and their strength

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    Subtitle The Rise and Fall of EmpiresSo as you may have heard me say before the books I read can mostly be divided into two types Big Idea books and Many Small Ideas books This one is a Big Idea book One might say ridiculously bigThe author born in Russia moved to the US at age 20 his father a dissident was exiled and eventually got his PhD in zoology He studied population dynamics for a time the kind of ecology based biology t

  4. says:

    Very interesting but as frustrating as it is challengingThe title of this book is a bit misleading it does indeed regularly

  5. says:

    In this book Turchin attempts a familiar task trying to discern laws of history In this particular case Turchin ge

  6. says:

    A fascinating group selectionist take on the dynamics of the rise and fall of empires in history

  7. says:

    Yet another Big History book this one really pulled out in front of the pack for me and I think it's the best one I've read so farFirst there's no better way to make me smile than with a reference to psychohistory from my favorite sci fi series of all time Turchin compares his goal of scientifying history to Asimov's famous literary conceit

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    I am the kind of person who is always seeking a set of abstract principles within which to contextualize my experience of events and information This characteristic has often dampened my enthusiasm for the study of history since my encounters with history books usually amount to poring over lists of occurrences with only the occasional idea or theme that ties everything together I’m also aware that my predilection f

  9. says:

    Turchin begins by referring to Hari Selden the mastermind of psychohistory in Isaac Asimov's Foundation Trilogy in describing his project a logical cause effect analysis of how where when why great empires are born

  10. says:

    History is a spiral it always repeat itself but each time the loop is a bit different from the previous

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