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Main Title The collapse of complex societies /
Author Tainter, Joseph A.
Publisher Cambridge University Press,
Year Published 1988
OCLC Number 15083222
ISBN 0521340926; 9780521340922; 052138673X; 9780521386739
Subjects Civilization, Ancient. ; Comparative civilization. ; Civilization--Philosophy. ; Regression (Civilization) ; Culturen. ; Verval (geschiedenis) ; Sozialordnung. ; Zusammenbruch. ; Civilisation--Philosophie. ; Civilisation comparâee.
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EJAM  CB311.T245 1988 Region 3 Library/Philadelphia, PA 02/13/2012
Collation xiv, 250 p. ; 26 cm.
Notes
Includes bibliographical references (p. 217-242) and index.
Contents Notes
Introduction to collapse -- The nature of complex societies -- The study of collapse -- Understanding collapse: the marginal productivity of sociopolitical change -- Evaluation: complexity and marginal returns in collapsing societies -- Summary and implications.