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

Author: Jared M Diamond
Publisher: New York : W.W. Norton & Company, [2017]
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : English : Twentieth anniversary editionView all editions and formats
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The author dismantles racially based theories of human history by revealing the environmental factors he feels are responsible for history's broadest patterns.
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Genre/Form: History
Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Diamond, Jared M.
Guns, germs, and steel.
New York : W.W. Norton & Company, [2017]
(OCoLC)975487419
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Jared M Diamond
ISBN: 9780393609295 0393609294
OCLC Number: 986783479
Notes: "With a new afterword"--Cover.
Originally published as Norton paperback in 1999, reissued 2017.
Description: 1 online resource (494 pages) : black and white illustrations.
Responsibility: Jared Diamond.

Abstract:

The author dismantles racially based theories of human history by revealing the environmental factors he feels are responsible for history's broadest patterns.

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