War, Swans, Suits, Command, Crime

Mega-Wars That Shaped World History

Vaclav Smil | MIT Press | 27th March 2020

There are catastrophic events that change human history, and those that do not. Most of the former are wars, most of the latter are natural disasters. “While trying to assess the probabilities of recurrent natural catastrophes and catastrophic illnesses, we must remember that th…

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