Format: Trade Paperback
Dimensions: 480 pages, 9.35 × 6.2 × 1.4 in
Published: April 15, 1999
Publisher: W W Norton
The following ISBNs are associated with this title:
ISBN - 10: 0393317552
ISBN - 13: 9780393317558
From the Publisher
In this "artful, informative, and delightful (book)" ("New York Review of Books"), Diamond offers a convincing explanation of the way the modern world came to be and stunningly dismantles racially based theories of human history. Photos.
About the Author
Jared Diamond, professor of physiology at the UCLA School of Medicine, is the author of the best-selling and award-winning The Third Chimpanzee. He has published over 200 articles in Discover, Natural History, Nature, and Geo magazines
From Our Editors
This amazing book debunks racially based theories of human development. It explains how human history has progressed to our present state, moving from writing to technology, government, organized religion and so on. Chronicling the geographic and environmental factors that shaped the modern world, Guns, Germs and Steel is wide in scope.