The Resource Guns, germs and steel : a short history of everybody for the last 13,000 years, Jared Diamond

Guns, germs and steel : a short history of everybody for the last 13,000 years, Jared Diamond

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Guns, germs and steel : a short history of everybody for the last 13,000 years
Title
Guns, germs and steel
Title remainder
a short history of everybody for the last 13,000 years
Statement of responsibility
Jared Diamond
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
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 and biography, 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 one of the most important and humane works of popular science
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DP
Dewey number
303.4 DIA
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
  • portraits
Index
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Guns, germs and steel : a short history of everybody for the last 13,000 years, Jared Diamond
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Guns, germs and steel : a short history of everybody for the last 13,000 years, Jared Diamond
Publication
Copyright
Note
First published: Jonathan Cape, 1997. Includes bibliography (p. 429-457) and index. Pulitzer prize for non fiction-1998
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Bibliography note
Includes bibliography (p. 429-457) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
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Dimensions
20 cm
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Extent
480 pages, 32 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9780099302780
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
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Other physical details
illustrations, maps
System control number
(Sirsi) TUR4219.21729

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