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DARK AGE AHEAD

Editorial Review - Kirkus - Jane Doe

Social philosopher Jacobs (Systems of Survivals, 1992, etc.) warns that the collapse of Western Civilization is in the cards, unless we start reshuffling our economic, cultural, and political decks with alacrity.The author begins with some generous praise of Jared Diamond's Guns, Germs, and Steel (1997), crediting him for the seed that sprouted into the flower of her thesis: Diamond explained why ... Read full review

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Review: Dark Age Ahead

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Jane Jacobs is grumpy! (Was grumpy? Too soon?) She thinks that Western culture is barreling headlong into a Dark Ages, and brings to this notion all of the vitriol of a James Howard Kunstler, but with none of the corresponding humor. It's not very successful. Read full review

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