From the Inside Flap
"An important, original, and timely book--richly detailed and beautifully thought out."--Jack A. Goldstone, University of California, Davis
"This book is clearly the state of the art in formal modeling and computer simulation of long-term historical changes in territorial states. Elegantly formulated and clearly written, it takes an important topic to a new level of formal sophistication."--Randall Collins, University of Pennsylvania
About the Author
Peter Turchin is Professor of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology at the University of Connecticut. He is the author of "Quantitative Analysis of Movement" and "Complex Population Dynamics" (Princeton).