Guns, Germs and Steel A short history of everybody for the last 13,000 years
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Author: Diamond, Jared
Publisher: RANDOM HOUSE UK
Year First Published: 1998
Dimensions: 195mm x 128mm x 38mm
Format: Paperback / softback
This book answers the most obvious, the most important, yet the most difficult question about human history- why history unfolded so differently on different continents. 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 is one of the most important and humane works of popular science.