By Gale Eaton
In A historical past of Civilization in 50 failures, Gale Eaton weaves stories of the mess ups that ensue while civilization and nature collide. Volcanoes, fires, floods, and pandemics have devastated humanity for millions of years, and human advancements corresponding to molasses retaining tanks, pesticides, and deepwater oil rigs have created new, unexpected risks but civilization has complex not only even with those mess ups yet partially due to them.
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