Guns, Germs and Steel: A Short History of Everybody for the Last 13,000 Years
**WINNER OF THE PULITZER PRIZE**
Over One Million Copies Sold
'A book of big questions, and big answers' Yuval Noah Harari, bestselling author of Sapiens
Why has human history unfolded so differently across the globe?
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 is a ground-breaking and humane work of popular science.
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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - wagner.sarah35 - LibraryThing
As a former history major, I've been told a number of times over the years that this is a book I SHOULD have been required to read, so I finally got around to reading it (or rather, listening to it on ... Read full review
LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - Eyejaybee - LibraryThing
Jared Diamond has pulled off a startling amalgamation of Bill Bryson's 'Short History of Nearly Everything' and Jacob Bronowski's 'The Ascent of Man'. He writes with great clarity and illuminates a ... Read full review