Guns Germs Steel

Author: Riley Quinn
Publisher: CRC Press
ISBN: 1351350501
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In his 1997 work Guns, Germs and Steel, Jared Diamond marshals evidence from five continents and across 13,000 years of human history in an attempt to answer the question of why that history unfolded so differently in various parts of the ...

Wohlstand Und Armut Der Nationen

Author: David Landes
Publisher: Siedler Verlag
ISBN: 3641051118
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An der Politik? In seiner umfassenden Geschichte über die Weltwirtschaft der letzten sechshundert Jahre entwickelt David Landes Antworten auf diese Fragen und bietet zugleich ein Standardwerk zur Geschichte der Weltwirtschaft.

Guns Germs And Steel The Fates Of Human Societies

Author: Jared Diamond
Publisher: W. W. Norton & Company
ISBN: 0393609294
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Jared Diamond. conquest, or under external duress. A third theory, still popular
with some historians and economists, sets out from the undoubted fact that, in
both Mesopotamia and North China and Mexico, largescale irrigation systems
began to be constructed around the time that states started to emerge. The theory
also notes that any big, complex system for irrigation or hydraulic management
requires a centralized bureaucracy to construct and maintain it. The theory then
turns an ...

Eight Eurocentric Historians

Author: James Morris Blaut
Publisher: Guilford Press
ISBN: 9781572305915
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NOTES. 1. Diamond, Guns, Germs, and Steel: The Fates of Human Societies (
1997). 2. Parenthetical page numbers in this chapter refer to Guns, Germs, and
Steel. 3. Davidson, The Prehistory of New Zealand (1984); King, Morion: A
People Discovered (1989); Bulmer, "Gardens in the South: Diversity and Change
in Prehistoric Maaori Agriculture" (1989). 4. See Lewis and Wigen, The Myth of
Continents: A Critique of Metageography (1997), for a fine discussion of the
arbitrariness of ...

The Global Debt Crisis And Its Socioeconomic Implications

Author: Mohamed Rabie
Publisher: Springer
ISBN: 3319662155
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... last about thirty years; it is expected to end in about 2025 and to make our
world into one that is in a permanent state of transition, because every
subsequent transitional period will be shorter than the preceding one. Since no
change is neutral, it causes pain and gain. These tend to be unevenly distributed
within and between societies. While some people get most of the gain, others feel
most of the pain. NOTES 1. Jared Diamond, Gun, Germs and Steel: the Fate of
Human Societies ...

Eine Kurze Geschichte Der Menschheit

Author: Yuval Noah Harari
Publisher: DVA
ISBN: 364110498X
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Anschaulich, unterhaltsam und stellenweise hochkomisch zeichnet Yuval Harari die Geschichte des Menschen nach und zeigt alle großen, aber auch alle ambivalenten Momente unserer Menschwerdung.