Jared Diamond - Collapse: How Societies Choose to Fail or Succeed - UCTV - University of California Television
Jared Diamond - Collapse: How Societies Choose to Fail or Succeed
Premiere Date: 4/18/2005; 59 minutes


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Jared Diamond is the author of "Guns, Germs and Steel" and the current New York Times' best selling "Collapse: How Societies Choose to Fail or Succeed." This lecture examines the factors that caused great civilizations of the past to collapse and what we can learn from their fates. (#9390)

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