Tag Archives: Understanding Culture

Collapse: How Societies Choose to Fail or Succeed:

Collapse: How Societies Choose to Fail or Succeed: by Jared Diamond ISBN-10: 0143117009 ISBN-13: 978-0143117001 Publisher: Viking Adult; 1 edition (December 29, 2004) This is the follow up book to Jared Diamond’s  “Guns, Germs and Steel”.   “In Guns, Germs and Steel” he discusses … Continue reading

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American Nations

American Nations: A History of the Eleven Rival Regional Cultures of North America  by Colin Woodard   Publisher: Viking Adult; First Edition (September 29, 2011) ISBN-10: 0143122029 ISBN-13: 978-0143122029 This book shows how American’s immigration history  has resulted in the different cultures of the … Continue reading

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Guns, Germs, and Steel

Guns, Germs, and Steel: The Fates of Human Societies By Jared Diamond Publication Date: April 1, 1999 | ISBN-10: 0393317552 | ISBN-13: 978-0393317558 Guns, Germs, and Steel: The Fates of Human Societies by Jared Diamond My rating: 5 of 5 stars The book attempts to explain … Continue reading

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History’s Great Untold Stories

History’s Great Untold Stories: The Larger Than Life Characters and Dramatic Events That Changed the World  by Joseph Cummins My goodreads rating: 5 of 5 stars Publisher: National Geographic (March 20, 2007) ISBN-10: 1426200315 ISBN-13: 978-1426200311 This book covers 28 interesting events and odd stories … Continue reading

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Generations: The History of America’s Future

Generations: The History of America’s Future, 1584 to 2069 by Neil Howe, William Strauss Release date: September 30, 1992 | ISBN-10: 0688119123 | ISBN-13: 978-0688119126 My goodreads rating: 5 of 5 stars I first read Generations in 1994 and found it to be an interesting explanation of … Continue reading

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