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Figuring Out The Past: The 3,495 Vital Statistics That Explain World History
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War And Peace And War: The Rise And Fall Of Empires
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In  War and Peace and War, Peter Turchin uses his expertise in evolutionary biology to offer a bold new theory about the course of world history.  Turchin argues that the key to the formation of an empire is a society’s capacity for…
Historical Dynamics: Why States Rise and Fall
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Many historical processes are dynamic. Populations grow and decline. Empires expand and collapse. Religions spread and wither. Natural scientists have made great strides in understanding dynamical processes in the physical and biological worlds using a synthetic…
Secular Cycles
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|August 9, 2009

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Many historical processes exhibit recurrent patterns of change. Century-long periods of population expansion come before long periods of stagnation and decline; the dynamics of prices mirror population oscillations; and states go through strong expansionist…
Ultrasociety: How 10,000 Years of War Made Humans the Greatest Cooperators on Earth
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Cooperation is powerful. There aren’t many highly cooperative species—but they nearly cover the planet. Ants alone account for a quarter of all animal matter. Yet the human capacity to work together leaves every other species standing. We organize ourselves into…
Secular Cycles
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|July 20, 2009

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Many historical processes exhibit recurrent patterns of change. Century-long periods of population expansion come before long periods of stagnation and decline; the dynamics of prices mirror population oscillations; and states go through strong expansionist…