The Collapse of Complex Societies

Rachel F. Moll


A review of The Collapse of Complex Societies, by Joseph A. Tainter, 1988. Cambridge, UK: Cambridge University Press, 250 pp. ISBN 052138673. $37.99 USD. Collapse: How Societies Choose to Fail or Succeed, Jared Diamond, 2005. NY: Penguin, 573 pp. ISBN 014303655. $17.00 USD.

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