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

ISBN9780393354324
PublisherW.W. Norton & Company Inc.
PublishedMarch 7,2017
Pages528
AuthorJared Diamond Ph.D.
FormatPAPERBACK
Weight0.55 Kg.
Height9.2 in.
Width6.1 in.
Depth1.5 in.

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

Jared Diamond Ph.D.

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March 7,2017

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.

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Jared Diamond Ph.D.

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ISBN9780393354324
PublisherW.W. Norton & Company Inc.
PublishedMarch 7,2017
Pages528
AuthorJared Diamond Ph.D.
FormatPAPERBACK
Weight0.55 Kg.
Height9.2 in.
Width6.1 in.
Depth1.5 in.

Synopsis

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.

Get Guns, Germs, and Steel: The Fates of Human Societies by Jared Diamond Ph.D.and other history books online and at Fully Booked bookstore branches in the Philippines.

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