Guns, Germs and Steel: A Short History of Everbody for the Last 13000 Years

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'A book of big questions, and big answers' Yuval Noah Harari, bestselling author of Sapiens

WITH A NEW AFTERWORD FROM THE AUTHOR

Why has human history unfolded so differently across the globe?

In his Pulitzer Prize-winning book, 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 remains a ground-breaking and humane work of popular science.

"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)

"A book of remarkable scope... One of the most important and readable works on the human past" (Nature)

"A prodigious, convincing work, conceived on a grand scale" (Observer)

"This is the book that turned me from a historian of medieval warfare into a student of humankind" (Yuval Noah Harari Week)

"Fascinating, coherent, compassionate and completely accessible" (Sunday Telegraph)

Detalii
Autor DIAMOND, Jared
An apariţie 1998
Editura Vintage
Nr pagini 480
Dimensiuni 20 x 13 cm
Format Paperback, B
Etichete: diamond jared
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