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Guns, Germs and Steel de Jared Diamond
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Guns, Germs and Steel (1997 original; edició 2005)

de Jared Diamond (Autor)

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Why did Eurasians conquer, displace, or decimate Native Americans, Australians, and Africans, instead of the reverse? In this groundbreaking book, evolutionary biologist Jared Diamond stunningly dismantles racially based theories of human history by revealing the environmental factors actually responsible for history's broadest patterns. Here, at last, is a world history that really is a history of all the world's peoples, a unified narrative of human life even more intriguing and important than accounts of dinosaurs and glaciers. A major advance in our understanding of human societies, Guns, Germs, and Steel chronicles the way that the modern world, and its inequalities, came to be. It is a work rich in dramatic revelations that will fascinate readers even as it challenges conventional wisdom.… (més)
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Guns, Germs, and Steel: The Fates of Human Societies de Jared Diamond (1997)

  1. 140
    Collapse: How Societies Choose to Fail or Succeed de Jared Diamond (infiniteletters)
  2. 122
    1491: New Revelations of the Americas Before Columbus de Charles C. Mann (VisibleGhost, electronicmemory)
  3. 94
    A Short History of Nearly Everything de Bill Bryson (Percevan)
  4. 51
    The Wealth and Poverty of Nations: Why Some are So Rich and Some So Poor de David S. Landes (Oct326)
    Oct326: La tesi centrale del saggio di Diamond è che la causa dominante dei disuguali gradi di sviluppo tra popolazioni umane sia data dalle condizioni ambientali più o meno favorevoli. Il saggio di Landes ha un argomento un po' differente, e cioè il disuguale grado di sviluppo economico e di ricchezza tra popolazioni. Ma sulle cause di queste differenze è più articolato, e mette in rilievo l'importanza dei fattori culturali. È un punto di vista piuttosto diverso, e questo rende interessante il confronto tra le due opere.… (més)
  5. 40
    The Revenge of Geography: What the Map Tells Us About Coming Conflicts and the Battle Against Fate de Robert D. Kaplan (TomWaitsTables)
  6. 40
    Maps of Time : An Introduction to Big History de David Christian (questbird)
    questbird: Big History is a multidisciplinary approach (like Diamond's) which integrates the origin of the universe, deep time, human prehistory and history.
  7. 40
    Sàpiens : una breu història de la humanitat de Yuval Noah Harari (Percevan)
    Percevan: Both books are eminently throwing light on the big lines in human history
  8. 30
    The Rise of the West: A History of the Human Community de William H. McNeill (wildbill)
    wildbill: William McNeill chronicles the struggle between nomad and sedentary peoples in a book that continues the themes of Guns, Germs and Steel
  9. 30
    Germs, Genes, & Civilization: How Epidemics Shaped Who We Are Today de David P. Clark (infiniteletters)
  10. 20
    The American Plague: The Untold Story of Yellow Fever, The Epidemic That Shaped Our History de Molly Caldwell Crosby (John_Vaughan)
  11. 20
    From Dawn to Decadence de Jacques Barzun (MusicMom41)
    MusicMom41: Guns, Germs and Steel makes a great “prelude’ to Barzun’s book From Dawn to Decadence.
  12. 20
    The Seven Daughters of Eve: The Science That Reveals Our Genetic Ancestry de Bryan Sykes (Percevan)
  13. 10
    The Physics of Life: The Evolution of Everything de Adrian Bejan (br77rino)
  14. 10
    The horse, the wheel and language de David W. Anthony (tcg17321)
  15. 10
    Before the Dawn: Recovering the Lost History of Our Ancestors de Nicholas Wade (IslandDave)
  16. 10
    Wild: An Elemental Journey de Jay Griffiths (hohlwelt)
    hohlwelt: Complements very well with what Jared Diamond misses and vice versa.
  17. 43
    The Better Angels of Our Nature: Why Violence Has Declined de Steven Pinker (Percevan)
    Percevan: Both books are eminently throwing light on the big lines in human history
  18. 10
    Children of the Ice Age: How a Global Catastrophe Allowed Humans to Evolve de Steven M. Stanley (br77rino)
    br77rino: Children of the Ice Age is an excellent anthropological discussion of the link that became homo sapiens. Guns, Germs, and Steel covers the more recent territory of racial evolution within homo sapiens.
  19. 00
    Who We Are and How We Got Here: Ancient DNA and the New Science of the Human Past de David Reich (Cynfelyn)
    Cynfelyn: Who We Are and How We Got Here (2018) is a genetic interpretation successor to the cultural interpretation of Guns, Germs and Steel (1997).
  20. 00
    Human Natures: Genes, Cultures, and the Human Prospect de Paul R. Ehrlich (bookcrushblog)

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This is the second time that I have read this book. Albeit this was an audio book. I am still highly impressed by this book. Although sometimes repetitive the content is fascinating and the logic is convincing. I am impressed that Jared was able to come up with what I believe are original thoughts on the reasons for developmental history across the world in human time. I highly recommend this somewhat academic book on history for the general public. ( )
  GlennBell | Jul 24, 2021 |
nonfiction (history/sociology as explained via geography). I thought this was interesting but my attention drifted in the second half (sort of repeating points made in the first half, also--kind of a dense 400 pages). ( )
  reader1009 | Jul 3, 2021 |
I love Jared Diamond, despite my review. Although the books was enlightening and interesting, once I read a few chapters, it became monotonous. ( )
  GiGiGo | Feb 5, 2021 |
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  pszolovits | Feb 3, 2021 |
This book is really interesting. I was already familiar with a lot of the evolutionary and biological history and theory used in the book but I found the specific history of mankind and how it fit in with the biology very fascinating. Although this book is supposedly for the masses it can get pretty intense and almost tedious sometimes...you just gotta keep plowing through. ( )
  mcsp | Jan 25, 2021 |
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In ''Guns, Germs, and Steel,'' an ambitious, highly important book, Jared Diamond asks: How did Pizarro come to be at Cajamarca capturing Atahualpa, instead of Atahualpa in Madrid capturing King Charles I? Why, indeed, did Europeans (and especially western Europeans) and Asians always triumph in their historical conquests of other populations? Why weren't Native Americans, Africans and aboriginal Australians instead the ones who enslaved or exterminated the Europeans?
 
Jared Diamond has written 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 analysing some of the basic workings of cultural process. . . It is willing to simplify and to generalize; and it does reach conclusions, about ultimate as well as proximate causes, that carry great conviction, and that have rarely, perhaps never, been stated so coherently or effectively before. For that reason, and with few reservations, this book may be welcomed as one of the most important and readable works on the human past published in recent years.
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Why did Eurasians conquer, displace, or decimate Native Americans, Australians, and Africans, instead of the reverse? In this groundbreaking book, evolutionary biologist Jared Diamond stunningly dismantles racially based theories of human history by revealing the environmental factors actually responsible for history's broadest patterns. Here, at last, is a world history that really is a history of all the world's peoples, a unified narrative of human life even more intriguing and important than accounts of dinosaurs and glaciers. A major advance in our understanding of human societies, Guns, Germs, and Steel chronicles the way that the modern world, and its inequalities, came to be. It is a work rich in dramatic revelations that will fascinate readers even as it challenges conventional wisdom.

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