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Guns, Germs, and Steel by Jared Diamond

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Author: Jared Diamond
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ISBN: 0393317552
ASIN: 0393317552
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Category: Non-Fiction
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In 2013, Seth recommended "Guns, Germs, and Steel" by Jared Diamond and said...

Every one of Diamond's books is an eye opener. This one is a classic, and it will change the way you think about the world.

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Seth also recommended the book again in 2015 and said:

Jared Diamond's book, Guns, Germs, and Steel is a classic in the same vein. It's a magical book, worthy of its Pulitzer Prize.

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ISBN-10: 0393317552
ISBN-13: 9780393317558
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Author(s):Publisher: W.W. Norton & Company, Inc.
Published: 4/1/1999

Explaining what William McNeill called The Rise of the West has become the central problem in the study of global history. In Guns, Germs and Steel Jared Diamond presents the biologist's answer: geography, demography and ecological happenstance. Diamond evenhandedly reviews human history on every continent since the Ice Age at a rate that emphasizes only the broadest movements of peoples and ideas. Yet his survey is binocular: one eye has the rather distant vision of the evolutionary biologist, while the other eye--and his heart--belongs to the people of New Guinea, where he has done field work for more than 30 years.

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