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Author: Jared Diamond
Publisher: Penguin UK
ISBN: 0141976969
Size: 20.28 MB
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'A grand sweep from a master storyteller of the human race' Daily Mail 'Riveting, superb, terrifying' Observer 'Gripping ... the book fulfils its huge ambition, and Diamond is the only man who could have written it' Economist 'This book ...

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Author: Jared Diamond
Publisher: Penguin
ISBN: 9781101502006
Size: 34.32 MB
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Author: Jared M. Diamond
Publisher:
ISBN: 9780140279511
Size: 76.21 MB
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Bringing together evidence from many sources and piecing together the myriad influences, from climate to culture, that make societies self-destruct, this book shows how unlike our ancestors we can benefit from our knowledge of the past.

The World Until Yesterday

Author: Jared Diamond
Publisher: Penguin UK
ISBN: 1846148154
Size: 73.52 MB
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In The World Until Yesterday, Diamond reveals how traditional societies around the world offer an extraordinary window onto how our ancestors lived for the majority of human history - until virtually yesterday, in evolutionary terms - and ...

Guns Germs And Steel

Author: Jared M. Diamond
Publisher: W W Norton & Company Incorporated
ISBN: 9780393317558
Size: 19.49 MB
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Dismantles racially based theories of human history by revealing the environmental factors he feels are responsible for history's broadest patterns

The Collapse Of Complex Societies

Author: Joseph Tainter
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
ISBN: 9780521386739
Size: 62.14 MB
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Dr Tainter describes nearly two dozen cases of collapse and reviews more than 2000 years of explanations. He then develops a new and far-reaching theory.

Human Impact On Ancient Environments

Author: Charles L. Redman
Publisher: University of Arizona Press
ISBN: 9780816519637
Size: 31.44 MB
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Human Impact on Ancient Environments demonstrates how archaeological research can provide unique insights into the nature of human stewardship of the Earth and can permanently alter the way we think about humans and the environment.

The Third Chimpanzee

Author: Jared Diamond
Publisher: Oneworld Publications
ISBN: 1780746059
Size: 43.98 MB
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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.

Planet Of Slums

Author: Mike Davis
Publisher: Verso
ISBN: 9781844670222
Size: 77.64 MB
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An exploration of modern-world urbanization cites a concerning rise in slum life that currently accounts for nearly one-fifth of the world's population, arguing that urban populations are disconnected and exempt from the formal world ...

Why Is Sex Fun

Author: Jared Diamond
Publisher: Hachette UK
ISBN: 1780227655
Size: 45.59 MB
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Human sexuality seems normal to us but it is bizarre by the standards of other animals. Jared Diamond argues that our strange sex lives were as crucial to our rise to human status as were our large brains.