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
 
 

'A book of big questions, and big answers' Yuval Noah Harari, bestselling author of Sapiens

Why has human history unfolded so differently across the globe? And what can it teach us about our current crisis?

Jared Diamond puts the case that geography and biogeography, 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 a ground-breaking and humane work of popular science that can provide expert insight into our modern world.

**WINNER OF THE PULITZER PRIZE**

**Over One Million Copies Sold**



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