Guns Germs And Steel The Fates Of Human Societies

Author: Jared Diamond
Publisher: W. W. Norton & Company
ISBN: 0393609294
Size: 23.31 MB
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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 ...

Natural Experiments Of History

Author: Jared Diamond
Publisher: Harvard University Press
ISBN: 0674076729
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That means, according to the editors, “comparing, preferably quantitatively and aided by statistical analyses, different systems that are similar in many respects, but that differ with respect to the factors whose influence one wishes to ...

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Author: Jared Diamond
Publisher: Penguin UK
ISBN: 0141976969
Size: 17.64 MB
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'A grand sweep from a master storyteller of the human race' Daily Mail 'Riveting, superb, terrifying' Observer 'Gripping ... the book fulfils its huge ambition, and Diamond is the only man who could have written it' Economist 'This book ...

The Third Chimpanzee

Author: Jared Diamond
Publisher: Oneworld Publications
ISBN: 1780746059
Size: 17.53 MB
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The Third Chimpanzee was first published in 1991 and has been in print ever since. This new, illustrated edition is aimed at a young readership.

Guns Germs And Steel The Fates Of Human Societies

Author: Jared Diamond
Publisher: W. W. Norton & Company
ISBN: 0393609294
Size: 10.37 MB
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Diamond has written a summary of human history that can be accounted, for the
time being, as Darwinian in its authority.”— Thomas M. Disch, New Leader “A
wonderfully engrossing book. . . . Jared Diamond takes us on an exhilarating
world tour of history that makes us rethink all our ideas about ourselves and other
peoples and our places in the overall scheme of things.” —Christopher Ehret,
Distinguished Research Professor, UCLA “Jared Diamond masterfully draws
together ...

The World Until Yesterday

Author: Jared Diamond
Publisher: Penguin UK
ISBN: 1846148154
Size: 13.94 MB
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In The World Until Yesterday, Diamond reveals how traditional societies around the world offer an extraordinary window onto how our ancestors lived for the majority of human history - until virtually yesterday, in evolutionary terms - and ...

Why Nations Fail

Author: Daron Acemoglu
Publisher: Profile Books
ISBN: 1847654614
Size: 30.30 MB
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Why are some nations more prosperous than others? Why Nations Fail sets out to answer this question, with a compelling and elegantly argued new theory: that it is not down to climate, geography or culture, but because of institutions.