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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…
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|May 7, 2019

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A Bill Gates Summer Reading Pick A "riveting and illuminating" (Yuval Noah Harari) new theory of how and why some nations recover from trauma and others don't, by the Pulitzer-Prize-winning author of the landmark bestsellers Guns, Germs, and Steel and Collapse .…
Collapse: How Societies Choose To Fail Or Succeed: Revised Edition
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|January 4, 2011

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In Jared Diamond’s follow-up to the Pulitzer-Prize winning Guns, Germs and Steel , the author explores how climate change, the population explosion and political discord create the conditions for the collapse of civilization. Diamond is also the author…
Effondrement: Comment les sociétés décident de leur disparition ou de leur survie

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The World Until Yesterday: What Can We Learn From Traditional Societies?

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The bestselling author of Collapse and Guns, Germs and Steel surveys the history of human societies to answer the question: What can we learn from traditional societies that can make the world a better place for all of us? “As he did in his Pulitzer…
De l'inégalité parmi les sociétés
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|October 23, 2007

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Crisis: Cómo Reaccionan Los Países En Los Momentos Decisivos / Upheaval: Turning Points For Nations…

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Jared Diamond culmina su trilogía con un sobrecogedor estudio de cómo las naciones más poderosas afrontan sus horas más oscuras. En Armas, gérmenes y acero y en Colapso , Jared Diamond ya revolucionó nuestra visión del…
The Invisible Hands: Top Hedge Fund Traders on Bubbles, Crashes, and Real Money
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|December 16, 2013

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Hedge fund managers who survived and profited through the 2008 financial crisis share their secrets In light of the colossal losses and amidst the resulting confusion that still lingers, it is time to rethink money management in the broadest of terms. Drastic…
Natural Experiments of History
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|April 15, 2011

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Some central questions in the natural and social sciences can't be answered by controlled laboratory experiments, often considered to be the hallmark of the scientific method. This impossibility holds for any science concerned with the past. In addition, many…
The Third Chimpanzee For Young People: On The Evolution And Future Of The Human Animal

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At some point during the last 100,000 years, humans began exhibiting traits and behavior that distinguished us from other animals, eventually creating language, art, religion, bicycles, spacecraft, and nuclear weapons—all within a heartbeat of evolutionary…
Collapse: How Societies Choose To Fail Or Succeed

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In his runaway bestseller Guns, Germs, and Steel , Jared Diamond brilliantly examined the circumstances that allowed Western civilizations to dominate much of the world. Now he probes the other side of the equation: What caused some of the great civilizations of…
Summary And Analysis Of Guns, Germs, And Steel: The Fates Of Human Societies: Based On The Book By…

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So much to read, so little time? This brief overview of Guns, Germs, and Steel tells you what you need to know—before or after you read Jared Diamond's book. Crafted and edited with care, Worth Books set the standard for quality and give you the tools you…
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