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Guns Germs and Steel The Fates of Human Societies

Guns Germs and Steel The Fates of Human Societies

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In this artful informative and delightful William H McNeill New York Review of Books book Jared Diamond convincingly argues that geographical and environmental factors shaped the modern world Societies that had had a head start in food production advanced beyond the huntergatherer stage and then de ...more

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Jared Diamond is the author of the Pulitzer Prize-winning Guns, Germs, and Steel. He is Professor of Geography at UCLA and has been elected to the National Academy of Sciences, the American Academy of Arts and Sciences, and the American Philosophical Society. He has dedicated this book to his sons and future generations....more