A major advance in our understanding of human societies, Guns, Germs, and Steel chronicles the way that the modern world came to be and stunningly dismantles racially based theories of human history. Winner of the Pulitzer Prize, the Phi Beta Kappa Award in Science, the Rhone-Poulenc Prize, and the Commonwealth club of California’s Gold Medal.
Published: 1997 (W. W. Norton)
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Guns, Germs, and Steel «No scientist brings more experience from the laboratory and field, none thinks more deeply about social issues or addresses them with greater clar ity, than Jared Diamond as illustrated by Guns, Germs, and Steel. In this remarkably readable book he shows how history and biology can enrich
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In Guns, Germs, and Steel, anthropologist Jared Diamond explains why some societies are more materially successful than others. He attributes societal success to geography, immunity to germs…
Since I published Guns, Germs, and Steel in 1997, much new information has accumulated, which has enriched our understanding without fundamentally changing interpretations. I discussed some of these extensions in new English-language editions of Guns, Germs, and Steel …
Guns, Germs, and Steel summary. This is my book summary of Guns, Germs, and Steel by Jared Diamond. My notes are informal and often contain quotes from the book as well as my own thoughts. This summary also includes key lessons and important passages from the book.