Immoderate Greatness

Immoderate Greatness

Publisher: Createspace Independent Publishing Platform

Published: 2012

Type: BOOK

*Immoderate Greatness* explains how a civilization's very magnitude conspires against it to cause downfall.


Dirt

Dirt

Publisher: Univ of California Press

Published: 2007-05-14

Type: BOOK

Dirt, soil, call it what you want—it's everywhere we go.


The Fate of Empires

The Fate of Empires

Publisher:

Published: 1913

Type: BOOK

Some smudges, annotations or unclear text may still exist, due to permanent damage to the original work. We believe the literary significance of the text justifies offering this reproduction, allowing a new generation to appreciate it.


Requiem For Modern Politics

Requiem For Modern Politics

Publisher: Routledge

Published: 2019-05-20

Type: BOOK

No one will put down this book with his or her settled convictions about American culture intact, nor will readers ever again take modern civilization and its survival for granted.


Plato's Revenge

Plato's Revenge

Publisher: MIT Press

Published: 2011-08-19

Type: BOOK

With Plato's Revenge, Ophuls, author of Ecology and the Politics of Scarcity, envisions political and social transformations that will lead to a new natural-law politics based on the realities of ecology, physics, and psychology.


Overshoot

Overshoot

Publisher: University of Illinois Press

Published: 1980-10-01

Type: BOOK

A calm but unflinching realist, Catton suggests that we cannot stop this wave - for we have already overshot the Earth's capacity to support so huge a load.


Ecology and the Politics of Scarcity Revisited

Ecology and the Politics of Scarcity Revisited

Publisher: W H Freeman & Company

Published: 1992

Type: BOOK

But not without hope. Both authors are convinced we can adapt to ecological scarcity and preserve what is worth preserving of our political and cultural order. But as this volume so dramatically demonstrates, we must not delay.


The Collapse of Complex Societies

The Collapse of Complex Societies

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

Published: 1988

Type: BOOK

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.


The Book of Barely Imagined Beings

The Book of Barely Imagined Beings

Publisher: University of Chicago Press

Published: 2013-04-10

Type: BOOK

With The Book of Barely Imagined Beings, Caspar Henderson offers readers a fascinating, beautifully produced modern-day menagerie.


Sane Polity

Sane Polity

Publisher: Createspace Independent Publishing Platform

Published: 2013-02-14

Type: BOOK

William Ophuls proposes a different way of thinking about governance. Inspired by architecture, he articulates a pattern language of politics-a set of thirty-five design criteria for constructing sane and humane polity.