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Salvo 33

Salvo 33

Department: Opening Salvo — Topic: CivilizationSalvo #33

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Signs of Decline by James M. Kushiner

Historians sometimes propose theories about the rise and fall of civilizations. Edward Gibbon famously wrote The History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire, published in six volumes from 1776-1789.

Today, scientists offer "scientific" explanations for the rise and fall of empires. Jared Diamond won a Pulitzer Prize for Guns, Germs, and Steel: The Fates of Human Societies (1997). In 2005 he followed with Collapse: How Societies Choose to Fail or Succeed. He . . .


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