Guns, Germs and Steel (häftad)
Format
Häftad (Paperback / softback)
Språk
Engelska
Antal sidor
480
Utgivningsdatum
1998-04-01
Upplaga
n.e.
Utmärkelser
Rhone-Poulenc Science Books Prize,1998,W;Rhone Poulenc General Prize for Science Books,1998,W
Förlag
Vintage
Översättare
Hans Granqvist
Medarbetare
Simpkins, Annellen
Illustratör/Fotograf
32 b&w halftones
Illustrationer
32ill.
Dimensioner
200 x 130 x 35 mm
Vikt
500 g
Antal komponenter
1
Komponenter
B
SAB
K
ISBN
9780099302780
Guns, Germs and Steel (häftad)

Guns, Germs and Steel

How the Inequalities of Wealth and Power Among Modern Peoples Were Moulded by Prehistory

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This work abandons the conventional distinctions between history and science. Diamond focuses on what ancient people were endowed with in the way of land, animals and plants, and on the confrontations between less and more advanced people to see how this led to today's inequalities.
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"A book of remarkable scope, a history of the world in less than 500 pages which succeeds admirably, where so many others have failed, in analyzing some of the basic workings of culture process.... One of the most important and readable works on the human past."

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Jared Diamond is Professor of Physiology at the University of California, Los Angeles. Trained in physiology, he later took up the study of ecology and has made fundamental contributions to both disciplines. He is among the worlds leading zoologists and experts on birds. He has made many trips to the mountains of New Guinea to study their unique birds, rediscovered their long-lost bowerbird, and advises New Guinea governments on conservation. As well as writing technical articles in his many fields of interest, Jared Diamond writes regularly for popular science journals. He is married, and has twin sons.