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The Collapse of Complex Societies Paperback – 30 March 1990

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  • Language : English
  • Paperback : 262 pages
  • ISBN-10 : 052138673X
  • ISBN-13 : 978-0521386739
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'Tainter's model accommodates all levels of complexity and all kinds of evidence. It deserves to be widely read.' Antiquity

'Tainter's is an attractive and compelling thesis, of a genre which is nearly extinct among domestic historians.' History Today

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