Guns, Germs, and Steel

The Fates of Human Societies
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Product Number: Z100023872
Released: Jan 18, 2011
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ISBN: #9780307932440
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In this "artful, informative, and delightful" (William H. McNeill, New York Review of Books) book, Jared Diamond convincingly argues that geographical and environmental factors shaped the modern world. Societies that had had a head start in food production advanced beyond the hunter-gatherer stage, and then developed religion-as well as nasty germs and potent weapons of war-and adventured on sea and land to conquer and decimate preliterate cultures. A major advance in our understanding of human societies, Guns, Germs, and Steel chronicles the way that the modern world came to be and stunningly dismantles racially based theories of human history. Winner of the Pulitzer Prize, the Phi Beta Kappa Award in Science, the Rhone-Poulenc Prize, and the Commonwealth Club of California's Gold Medal.

Author(s): Jared Diamond
Original Publish Date: Jan 18, 2011


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Guns, Germs, and Steel
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Author(s): Jared Diamond
Narrator(s): Grover Gardner
Product Number B01472
Released: Jul 11, 2001
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Publisher: HighBridge Company
ISBN: #9781565115149
Author(s): Jared Diamond
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Released: Jun 07, 2011
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