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Guns, germs, & steel : the fates of human societies

Author: Jared M Diamond; Grover Gardner
Publisher: [Minneapolis, Minn.] : HighBridge Co., [2007]
Edition/Format:   eAudiobook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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In this groundbreaking work, evolutionary biologist Jared Diamond stunningly dismantles racially based theories of human history by revealing the environmental factors actually responsible for history's broadest patterns. It is a story that spans 13,000 years of human history, beginning when Stone Age hunter-gatherers constituted the entire human population. Guns, germs, and steel is a world history that really is a  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Audiobooks
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Additional Physical Format: (OCoLC)48412863
Material Type: Document, Audio book, etc., Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File, Sound Recording
All Authors / Contributors: Jared M Diamond; Grover Gardner
ISBN: 9781598873481 1598873482
OCLC Number: 126815589
Notes: Downloadable audio file.
Title from: Title details screen.
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Duration: 5:58:15.
Performer(s): Read by Grover Gardner.
Details: Requires OverDrive Media Console (file size: 85809 KB).; Mode of access: World Wide Web.
Other Titles: Guns, germs, and steel
Responsibility: Jared Diamond.

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In this groundbreaking work, evolutionary biologist Jared Diamond stunningly dismantles racially based theories of human history by revealing the environmental factors actually responsible for history's broadest patterns. It is a story that spans 13,000 years of human history, beginning when Stone Age hunter-gatherers constituted the entire human population. Guns, germs, and steel is a world history that really is a history of all the world's peoples, a unified narrative of human life.

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