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  • War and Peace and War The Rise and Fall of Empires
  • Peter Turchin
  • English
  • 22 August 2020
  • 9780452288195

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    [Read] (War and Peace and War The Rise and Fall of Empires) 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 to apply predictive logic to the rise and collapse of imperial systems reviving Ibn Khaldun's concept of asabiy

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    [Read] (War and Peace and War The Rise and Fall of Empires) This is a compelling read on world history with some interesting views Turchin develops his own theories on the rise and fal

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    [Read] (War and Peace and War The Rise and Fall of Empires) 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 boo

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    [Read] (War and Peace and War The Rise and Fall of Empires) 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 actually Turchin covers a much larger field and presents two theories on the entire world history His first theory states that large empires or states have always developed in places that where near a border with another group or a state tha

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    [Read] (War and Peace and War The Rise and Fall of Empires) In this book Turchin attempts a familiar task trying to discern laws of history In this particular case Turchin generalizes about the formation rise and fall of empiresAlisdair MacIntyre it seems to me proved that social science in the sense

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    [Read] (War and Peace and War The Rise and Fall of Empires) Free download ✓ eBook, PDF or Kindle ePUB é Peter Turchin Summary War and Peace and War The Rise and Fall of Empires A fascinating group selectionist take on the dynamics of the rise and fall of empires in history

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    [Read] (War and Peace and War The Rise and Fall of Empires) Peter Turchin é 7 Download Free download ✓ eBook, PDF or Kindle ePUB é Peter Turchin 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

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    [Read] (War and Peace and War The Rise and Fall of Empires) Summary War and Peace and War The Rise and Fall of Empires I am the kind of person who is always seeking a set of abstract principles within which to contextualize my experience of events and informati

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    Free download ✓ eBook, PDF or Kindle ePUB é Peter Turchin Peter Turchin é 7 Download [Read] (War and Peace and War The Rise and Fall of Empires) 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 their li

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    [Read] (War and Peace and War The Rise and Fall of Empires) History is a spiral it always repeat itself but each time the loop is a bit different from the previous

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War and Peace and War The Rise and Fall of Empires

Download War and Peace and War The Rise and Fall of Empires 107 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 actually Turchin covers a much larger field and presents two theories on the entire world history His first theory states that large empires or states have always developed in places that where near a border with another group or a state that was perceived as fundamentally different and threatening Turchin makes no secret that this view is very similar to that of Samuel Huntington and his Clash of civilizations He prefers to use the term of metaethic frontier It is always close to such a border that new states emerge that gradually develop into large empires it never starts in a center far away from such a border and thus less challenged and threatenedHis second t

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Download War and Peace and War The Rise and Fall of Empires 107 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 but modern technology is a social variable that we are still desperately trying to wrap our heads around This is a book that tries to apply predictive logic to the rise and collapse of imperial systems reviving Ibn Khaldun s concept of asabiyya or group cohesion and applying it to the contemporary world Although the world we live in today is very different from the past I do think there is some truth to the fact that the strength of societies is tied to levels of inter group trust and cooperation When those things fray collective action becomes impossible and decay of some sort inevitableTo put it another way the things that drive down social trust and reduce cohes

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Download War and Peace and War The Rise and Fall of Empires 107 Tes But as empires grow the rich get richer and the poor get poorer conflict replaces cooperation and dissolution inevitably follows Elouently argued and rich with historical examples War and Peace and War offers a bold new theory about the course of world history. 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 right there at the very beginning of the Introduction Turchin is serious about it though offering a semi mathematical framework for historical analysis he calls cliodynamics which borrows methodologically from statistical mechanics and nonlinear dynamics In English that means he models the rise and fall of empires using euations that treat people as groups and also account for chaotic behavior as well This means that there s some population genetics lurking in the background as well There is not actually any math in