Guns Germs and Steel: (Patterns of Life)

Author(s): Jared Diamond

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Read this specially designed new edition of Jared Diamond's Pulitzer-prize winning exploration of what makes us human. Why has human history unfolded so differently across the globe? In this Pulitzer Prize-winning book, Jared Diamond puts the case that 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 remains a groundbreaking and humane work of popular science. PATTERNS OF LIFE- SPECIAL EDITIONS OF GROUNDBREAKING SCIENCE BOOKS

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Monumental and monumentally good -- William Leith, 4 stars * Scotsman *
A book of big questions, and big answers * Yuval Noah Harari, author of Sapiens *
A book of remarkable scope... One of the most important and readable works on the human past * Nature *
Fascinating, coherent, compassionate and completely accessible * Sunday Telegraph *
A prodigious, convincing work, conceived on a grand scale * Observer *

Jared Diamond is the Pulitzer Prize-winning author of Guns, Germs, and Steel, which was named one of TIME's best non-fiction books of all time, the number-one international bestseller Collapse, and most recently The World Until Yesterday. A professor of geography at UCLA and noted polymath, Diamond's work has been influential in the fields of anthropology, biology, ornithology, ecology and history, among others.

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  • : 9781784873639
  • : Penguin Random House
  • : Vintage Classics
  • : 0.462
  • : January 2019
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  • : books

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  • : Jared Diamond
  • : Paperback
  • : 1903
  • : English
  • : 909
  • : 528