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Guns, Germs and Steel: A short history of everybody for the last 13,000 yea…



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Guns Germs And Steel

ISBN 10 : 9780099302780
ISBN 13 : 0099302780

This book answers the most obvious, the most important, yet the most difficult question about human history: why history unfolded so differently on different continents. Geography ..


The Third Chimpanzee

ISBN 10 : 9781780746050
ISBN 13 : 1780746059

The Third Chimpanzee was first published in 1991 and has been in print ever since. This new, illustrated edition is aimed at a young readership. In it, Jared Diamond explores what ..


Collapse

ISBN 10 : 9780141976969
ISBN 13 : 0141976969

From the author of Guns, Germs and Steel, Jared Diamond's Collapse: How Societies Choose to Fail or Survive is a visionary study of the mysterious downfall of past civilizations. N..


The World Until Yesterday

ISBN 10 : 9781846148156
ISBN 13 : 1846148154

From the author of No.1 international bestseller Collapse, a mesmerizing portrait of the human past that offers profound lessons for how we can live today Visionary, prize-winning ..


Why The West Rules For Now

ISBN 10 : 9781847652942
ISBN 13 : 1847652948

Why did British boats shoot their way up the Yangzi in 1842, rather than Chinese ones up the Thames? Why do Easterners use English more than Europeans speak in Mandarin or Japanese..


Carnage And Culture

ISBN 10 : 0307425185
ISBN 13 : 9780307425188

Examining nine landmark battles from ancient to modern times--from Salamis, where outnumbered Greeks devastated the slave army of Xerxes, to Cortes’s conquest of Mexico to the Te..


Natural Experiments Of History

ISBN 10 : 9780674076723
ISBN 13 : 0674076729

In eight case studies by leading scholars in history, archaeology, business, economics, geography, and political science, the authors showcase the “natural experiment” or “co..


The Crisis In Economics

ISBN 10 : 9781134393015
ISBN 13 : 1134393016

Economics can be pretty boring. Drier than Death Valley, the discipline is obsessed with mathematics and compounds this by arrogantly assuming its techniques can be brought to bear..


A Farewell To Alms

ISBN 10 : 1400827817
ISBN 13 : 9781400827817

Why are some parts of the world so rich and others so poor? Why did the Industrial Revolution--and the unprecedented economic growth that came with it--occur in eighteenth-century ..


Climate Wars

ISBN 10 : 9781509501632
ISBN 13 : 1509501630

Struggles over drinking water, new outbreaks of mass violence, ethnic cleansing, civil wars in the earth?s poorest countries, endless flows of refugees: these are the new conflicts..


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