Book Summaries

This page contains summaries, ratings and quotes of important books related to the themes of this blog. See my Book Rating system before reading.
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Secret of Our Success
Creating the Twentieth Century
Foragers, Farmers and Fossil Fuels
Why Information Grows
Guns, Germs, and Steel
The Nature of Technology
Why Nations Fail
The Knowledge Illusion
The Origin of Wealth
Learning by Doing
The Wisdom of Crowds
Dictator's Handbook
Ecological-Evolutionary Theory
Cultural Evolution
Not by Genes Alone
Human Societies
War: What is It Good For?
Violence and Social Orders
Why Most Things Faile
Why the West Rules - for Now
Tentacles of Progress