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All Societies Die: How to Keep Hope Alive

Samuel Cohn

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9781501755903
eISBN:
9781501755927
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501755903.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Culture

The author of this book asks us to prepare for the inevitable. Our society is going to die. What are you going to do about it? But the author also wants us to know that there's still reason for hope. ... More


Is a Fall Really a Fall?

Samuel Cohn

in All Societies Die: How to Keep Hope Alive

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9781501755903
eISBN:
9781501755927
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501755903.003.0002
Subject:
Sociology, Culture

This chapter discusses how the falls of nations and empires really are falls. In the case of Rome, all evidence suggests there was a dramatic reduction in economic activity and standards of living. ... More


All Societies Die

Samuel Cohn

in All Societies Die: How to Keep Hope Alive

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9781501755903
eISBN:
9781501755927
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501755903.003.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Culture

This chapter provides an overview of societal growth and decline. How long will our current civilization live? By historical comparative standards, European–American civilization is middle aged. One ... More


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