An evaluation of the development and collapse of nations utilizing economics, sociology, and historical evidence. Acemoglu and Robinson attempt to identify key factors than enable longevity for nations while also qualifying aspects of collapse.
So far (50 pages in) this book establishes arguments based primarily on economic systems and colonialism. The authors make a clear effort to negate other theories of power and prosperity through specific case studies (Central America) and detailed analysis.
Final Review: TBD