Guns Germs and Steel

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Why has human history unfolded so differently across the globe?

Jared Diamond puts the case that 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 a groundbreaking and humane work of popular science.

‘FASCINATING, COHERENT, COMPASSIONATE AND COMPLETELY ACCESSIBLE’ -Sunday Telegraph

‘A BOOK OF BIG QUESTIONS, AND BIG ANSWERS’ -Yuval Noah Harari

“THE MOST ABSORBING ACCOUNT ON OFFER OF THE EMERGENCE OF A WORLD DIVIDED BETWEEN HAVE AND HAVE-NOTS… NEVER BEFORE PUT TOGETHER SO COHERENTLY, WITH SUCH A COMBINATION OF EXPERTISE, CHARM AND COMPASSION’ –The Times

 Winner of the Pulitzer Prize and the Rhône-Poulenc Science Book Prize

‘A BOOK OF REMARKABLE SCOPE… ONE OF THE MOST IMPORTANT AND READABLE WORKS ON THE HUMAN PAST –Nature

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Why has human history unfolded so differently across the globe?

Jared Diamond puts the case that geography and bio-geography, 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 a groundbreaking and humane work of popular science.

‘FASCINATING, COHERENT, COMPASSIONATE AND COMPLETELY ACCESSIBLE’ -Sunday Telegraph

‘A BOOK OF BIG QUESTIONS, AND BIG ANSWERS’ -Yuval Noah Harari

“THE MOST ABSORBING ACCOUNT ON OFFER OF THE EMERGENCE OF A WORLD DIVIDED BETWEEN HAVE AND HAVE-NOTS… NEVER BEFORE PUT TOGETHER SO COHERENTLY, WITH SUCH A COMBINATION OF EXPERTISE, CHARM AND COMPASSION’ –The Times

 Winner of the Pulitzer Prize and the Rhône-Poulenc Science Book Prize

‘A BOOK OF REMARKABLE SCOPE… ONE OF THE MOST IMPORTANT AND READABLE WORKS ON THE HUMAN PAST –Nature

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9780099302780

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