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Read online Effondrement: Comment les sociétés décident de leur disparition ou de leur survie.pdf PDF, EPUB, MOBI, TXT, DOC Effondrement: Comment les sociétés décident de leur disparition ou de leur survie La question Comment des soci t s ont elles disparu dans le pass peut aussi se formuler Au rythme actuel de la croissance d mographique et particuli rement de l augmentation des besoins conomiques de sant et en nergie les soci t s contemporaines pourront elles survivre demain La r ponse se formule partir d un tour du monde dans l espace et dans le temps depuis les soci t s disparues du pass les les de P ques de Pitcairn et d Henderson les Indiens mimbres et anasazis du sud ouest des tats Unis les soci t s moche et inca les colonies vikings du Groenland aux soci t s fragilis es d aujourd hui Rwanda Ha ti et Saint Domingue la Chine le Montana et l Australie en passant par les soci t s qui surent un moment donn enrayer leur effondrement la Nouvelle Guin e Tipokia et le Japon de l re Tokugawa De cette tude compar e et sans pareille Jared Diamond conclut qu il n existe aucun cas dans lequel l effondrement d une soci t ne serait attribuable qu aux seuls dommages cologiques Plusieurs facteurs au nombre de cinq entrent toujours potentiellement en jeu des dommages environnementaux un changement climatique des voisins hostiles des rapports de d pendance avec des partenaires commerciaux les r ponses apport es par une soci t selon ses valeurs propres ces probl mes Cette complexit des facteurs permet de croire qu il n y a rien d in luctable aujourd hui dans la course acc l r e la d gradation globalis e de l environnement Une derni re partie recense pour le lecteur citoyen et consommateur partir d exemples de mobilisations r ussies les voies par lesquelles il peut d ores et d j peser afin que dans un avenir que nous crirons tous le monde soit durable et moins in quitable aux pauvres et d munis by Jared Diamond

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Effondrement: Comment les sociétés décident de leur disparition ou de leur survie
Title:Effondrement: Comment les sociétés décident de leur disparition ou de leur survie
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b The bestselling author of i Collapse i and i Guns Germs and Steel i surveys the history of human societies to answer the question What can we learn from traditional societies that can make the world a better place for all of us b p Most of us take for granted the features of our modern society from air travel and telecommunications to literacy and obesity Yet for nearly all of its six million years of existence human society had none of these things While the gulf that divides us from our primitive ancestors may seem unbridgeably wide we can glimpse much of our former lifestyle in those largely traditional societies still or recently in existence Societies like those of the New Guinea Highlanders remind us that it was only yesterday in evolutionary time when everything changed and that we moderns still possess bodies and social practices often better adapted to traditional than to modern conditions i The World Until Yesterday i provides a mesmerizing firsthand picture of the human past as it had been for millions of years a past that has mostly vanished and considers what the differences between that past and our present mean for our lives today br br This is Jared Diamond s most personal book to date as he draws extensively from his decades of field work in the Pacific islands as well as evidence from Inuit Amazonian Indians Kalahari San people and others Diamond doesn t romanticize traditional societies after all we are shocked by some of their practices but he finds that their solutions to universal human problems such as child rearing elder care dispute resolution risk and physical fitness have much to teach us Provocative enlightening and entertaining i The World Until Yesterday i is an essential and fascinating read p, Diamond has written a book of remarkable scope one of the most important and readable works on the human past published in recent years br br Winner of the Pulitzer Prize and a national bestseller the global account of the rise of civilization that is also a stunning refutation of ideas of human development based on race br br In this artful informative and delightful William H McNeill New York Review of Books book Jared Diamond convincingly argues that geographical and environmental factors shaped the modern world Societies that had a head start in food production advanced beyond the hunter gatherer stage and then developed writing technology government and organized religion as well as nasty germs and potent weapons of war and adventured on sea and land to conquer and decimate preliterate cultures A major advance in our understanding of human societies Guns Germs and Steel chronicles the way that the modern world came to be and stunningly dismantles racially based theories of human history br br Winner of the Pulitzer Prize the Phi Beta Kappa Award in Science the Rhone Poulenc Prize and the Commonwealth Club of California s Gold Medal, Qu se puede aprender sobre las grandes cuestiones de las ciencias sociales a trav s de la observaci n br Jared Diamond comenz su carrera acad mica como naturalista observaba a los p jaros y deduc a reglas de su comportamiento Cuando cambi de foco y empez a estudiar organismos tan complejos como las sociedades humanas no cambi de m todo y en este breve libro explica cu nto se puede aprender as En siete breves cap tulos explica por qu unos pa ses son pobres y otros ricos c mo influyen las instituciones en la prosperidad la influencia de la geograf a en el devenir de China frente al de Europa el papel de las crisis nacionales y los grandes problemas que el mundo afronta hoy en d a Un libro fascinante que en pocas p ginas aborda las grandes cuestiones de la actualidad y qu lecciones podemos sacar de las ciencias sociales para afrontarlas, Brilliant illuminating and immensely absorbing Collapse is destined to take its place as one of the essential books of our time raising the urgent question How can our world best avoid committing ecological suicide br br In his million copy bestseller Guns Germs and Steel Jared Diamond examined how andwhy Western civilizations developed the technologies and immunities that allowed them to dominate much of the world Now in this brilliant companion volume Diamond probes the other side of the equation What caused some of the great civilizations of the past to collapse into ruin and what can we learn from their fates br br As in Guns Germs and Steel Diamond weaves an all encompassing global thesis through a series of fascinating historical cultural narratives Moving from the Polynesian cultures on Easter Island to the flourishing American civilizations of the Anasazi and the Maya and finally to the doomed Viking colony on Greenland Diamond traces the fundamental pattern of catastrophe Environmental damage climate change rapid population growth and unwise political choices were all factors in the demise of these societies but other societies found solutions and persisted Similar problems face us today and have already brought disaster to Rwanda and Haiti even as China and Australia are trying to cope in innovative ways Despite our own society s apparently inexhaustible wealth and unrivaled political power ominous warning signs have begun to emerge even in ecologically robust areas like Montana br br Brilliant illuminating and immensely absorbing Collapse is destined to take its place as one of the essential books of our time raising the urgent question How can our world best avoid committing ecological suicide