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Guns, Germs, and Steel : The Fates of Human Societies

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Winner of the Pulitzer PrizeIn this groundbreaking work, evolutionary biologist Jared Diamond stunningly dismantles racially based theories of human history by revealing the environmental factors actually responsible for history s broadest patterns. It is a story that spans 13,000 years of human history, beginning when Stone Age hunter-gatherers constituted the entire human population. Guns, Germs, and Steel is a world history that really is a history of all the world s peoples, a unified narrative of human life."show more

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  • CD-Audio | 5 pages
  • 129.54 x 147.32 x 17.78mm | 136.08g
  • Penguin Putnam Inc
  • Highbridge Company
  • Minneapolis, United States
  • English
  • Abridged
  • abridged edition
  • 1565115147
  • 9781565115149
  • 309,662

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"Few writers could ever take so complex a subject and render it as palatable and memorable as Professor Diamond."show more

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