Peter Turchin

Mastermind of Big History

When Peter looks at history, he sees not significant dates, great heroes or memorable events but trends and repetitions. As a complexity scientist at Oxford, his groundbreaking discoveries lie in investigating the evolution of human societies with the help of mathematical models. His newest book "End Times" explores the clear rules of world history that dictate the relationship between the ruling elites and the masses, which can cause political communities to fall apart.

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