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Description - Guns, Germs And Steel by Jared Diamond

This book answers the most obvious, the most important, yet the most difficult question about human history- why history unfolded so differently on different continents. Geography and biogeography, not race, moulded the contrasting fates of Europeans, Asians, Native Americans, sub-Saharan Africans, and aboriginal Australians.

An ambitious synthesis of history, biology, ecology and linguistics, Guns, Germs and Steel is one of the most important and humane works of popular science.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780099302780
ISBN-10: 0099302780
Format: Paperback / softback
(198mm x 129mm x 37mm)
Pages: 592
Imprint: Vintage
Publisher: Vintage Publishing
Publish Date: 25-Apr-1998
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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Author Biography - Jared Diamond

Jared Diamond is Professor of Geography at the University of California, Los Angeles. Until recently he was Professor of Physiology at the UCLA School of Medicine. He is the Pulitzer Prize-winning author of the widely acclaimed Guns, Germs, and Steel- the Fates of Human Societies, which also is the winner of Britain's 1998 Rhone-Poulenc Science Book Prize.

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