Guns Germs And Steel The Fates Of Human Societies 20th Anniversary Edition PDF
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- Author : Jared Diamond
- Release Date : 07 March 2017
- Publisher : W. W. Norton & Company
- Genre : History
- Pages : 528
- ISBN 13 : 9780393609295
- Total Download : 659
- File Size : 42,7 Mb
Guns, Germs, and Steel: The Fates of Human Societies (20th Anniversary Edition) PDF Summary
"Fascinating.... Lays a foundation for understanding human history."—Bill Gates 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.