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Professor Jared Diamond's informative and fascinating Pulitzer Prize-winning Guns, Germs, and Steel explores a historic question: Why were the Eurasian peoples able to dominate those from other lands?
Diamond argues that it was ecology and geographynot racethat shaped the modern world. Societies that developed in regions with fertile land for farming and that had domesticable plants and animals were able to progress more quickly, thereby creating the tools to conquer preliterate cultures.
Drawing on a variety of disciplinesfrom linguistics, genetics, and epidemiology to biology, anthropology, and technologyGuns, Germs, and Steel offers an eloquently argued view of the development of human societies.
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Generi Politica e Società » Sociologia e Antropologia » Antropologia sociale e culturale, etnografia , Scienza e Tecnica » Geografia » Geografia umana, politica ed economica , Famiglia Scuola e Università » Libri Scuola
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