Guns, Germs, and Steel: The Fates of Human Societies by Jared Diamond

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Jared Diamond, 'Guns, Germs, and Steel:  The Fates of Human Societies,' published by W. W. Norton & Company, 1999.

Guns, Germs, and Steel:  The Fates of Human Societies is a 494 page softcover measuring 9 1/8" x 6".  The cover has a light crease along the outer edge.  Inside, the pages are clean and unmarked the the binding is tight.  The condition is very good.

Book Summary

This book attempts to provide a short history of everybody for the last 13,000 years.  The question motivating the book is:  why did history unfold differently on different continents?  In case this question immediately makes you shudder at the thought that you are about to read a racist treatise, you aren't:  as you will see, the answers to the question don't involve human racial differences at all. 

ISBN:  0-393-31755-2


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