The World Until Yesterday : portrait of the human past that offers profound...

The World Until Yesterday : collapse, a mesmerizing portrait of the human past

The World Until Yesterday that offers profound lessons for how we can live today Visionary, prize-winning...

Author : Jared Diamond

live today Visionary, prize-winning author Jared Diamond changed the way we think

Publisher : Penguin UK

the way we think about the rise and fall of human civilizations

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9781846148156

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1846148154

civilizations with his previous international bestsellers Guns, Germs and Steel and Collapse.

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The World Until Yesterday : surveys the history of human societies to...

The World Until Yesterday : germs and steel surveys the history of

The World Until Yesterday societies to answer the question: What can we learn from traditional societies that...

Author : Jared Diamond

learn from traditional societies that can make the world a better place for

Publisher : Penguin

world a better place for all of us? “As he did in his

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9781101606001

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1101606002

in his Pulitzer Prize-winning Guns, Germs, and Steel, Jared Diamond continues to make

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The World Until Yesterday : and other world regions to...

The World Until Yesterday : the pacific islands and other

The World Until Yesterday illuminate the degree to which modern society reflects traditional cultures from earlier and ancient time periods....

Author : Jared Diamond

traditional cultures from earlier and ancient time periods.

Publisher : Penguin

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9780143124405

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0143124404


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Collapse : and steel, the author explores how...

Collapse : winning guns, germs and steel, the

Collapse how climate change, the population explosion and political discord create the conditions...

Author : Jared Diamond

discord create the conditions for the collapse of civilization Environmental damage, climate

Publisher : Penguin

civilization Environmental damage, climate change, globalization, rapid population growth, and unwise political

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1101502002

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9781101502006

political choices were all factors in the demise of societies around the

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Women Of Fes : women create their own forms of identity through...

Women of Fes : shows how moroccan women create their own forms

Women of Fes of identity through work, family, and society. The book also examines how women's lives are...

Author : Rachel Newcomb

book also examines how women's lives are positioned vis-;-vis globalization, human rights, and the construction

Publisher : University of Pennsylvania Press

vis-;-vis globalization, human rights, and the construction of national identity.

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081224124X

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9780812241242


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The Third Chimpanzee : been in print ever since. this new, illustrated...

The Third Chimpanzee : 1991 and has been in print ever since.

The Third Chimpanzee This new, illustrated edition is aimed at a young readership. In it, Jared Diamond explores...

Author : Jared Diamond

young readership. In it, Jared Diamond explores what makes us human and poses fascinating questions

Publisher : Oneworld Publications

makes us human and poses fascinating questions including: If we share more than 98% of

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9781780746050

ISBN_10

1780746059

more than 98% of our DNA with chimpanzees, how is it that we can write,

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Natural Experiments Of History : business, economics, geography, and political science,...

Natural Experiments of History : in history, archaeology, business, economics, geography,

Natural Experiments of History science, the authors showcase the “natural experiment” or “comparative method”—well-known in any...

Author : Jared Diamond

“comparative method”—well-known in any science concerned with the past—on the discipline of

Publisher : Harvard University Press

past—on the discipline of human history. That means, according to the editors,

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9780674076723

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0674076729

editors, “comparing, preferably quantitatively and aided by statistical analyses, different systems that

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Norse Greenland : norse society in greenland—excerpted from the pulitzer prize–winning...

Norse Greenland : collapse of prehistoric norse society in greenland—excerpted from

Norse Greenland the Pulitzer Prize–winning author Jared Diamond’s Collapse This excerpt from the New York Times–bestselling...

Author : Jared Diamond

excerpt from the New York Times–bestselling book Collapse takes a timely and fascinating look

Publisher : Penguin

takes a timely and fascinating look at prehistoric Norse Greenland—the closest approximation of a

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9781101629352

ISBN_10

1101629355

approximation of a controlled experiment in collapse in history. One island, two unique societies

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The World Of Yesterday : it was his biographies that expressed his...

The World of Yesterday : and dramatist, but it was his biographies

The World of Yesterday expressed his full genius, recreating for his international audience the Elizabethan age, the French Revolution, the great...

Author : Stefan Zweig

audience the Elizabethan age, the French Revolution, the great days of voyages and discoveries. In this autobiography

Publisher : U of Nebraska Press

great days of voyages and discoveries. In this autobiography he holds the mirror up to his own

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0803252242

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9780803252240

the mirror up to his own age, telling the story of a generation that "was loaded down

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1000 Events That Shaped The World : from the earliest form of life...

1000 Events that Shaped the World : the world, ranging from the earliest

1000 Events that Shaped the World life on Earth to the birth of many of today's modern technologies such as e-mail....

Author : National Geographic Society (U.S.)

of today's modern technologies such as e-mail.

Publisher : National Geographic Books

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1426203144

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9781426203145


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Why Is Sex Fun  : the way it is now...

Why Is Sex Fun : came to be the way

Why Is Sex Fun - Jared Diamond explains why we are different from the animal kingdom. Why...

Author : Jared Diamond

from the animal kingdom. Why are humans one of the few species to

Publisher : Hachette UK

of the few species to have sex in private? Why do humans have

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9781780227658

ISBN_10

1780227655

humans have sex any day of the month or year, including when the

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Guns  Germs  And Steel : environmental factors he feels are...

Guns Germs and Steel : by revealing the environmental factors

Guns Germs and Steel responsible for history's broadest patterns...

Author : Jared M. Diamond

Publisher : W W Norton & Company Incorporated

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0393317552

ISBN_13

9780393317558


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The Well Tuned Brain  The Remedy For A Manic Society : author of american mania, returns to...

The Well Tuned Brain The Remedy for a Manic Society : whybrow, the prize-winning author of american

The Well Tuned Brain The Remedy for a Manic Society to offer a prescription for genuine human progress. The Well-Tuned Brain is a call...

Author : Peter C. Whybrow

The Well-Tuned Brain is a call to action. Swept along by the cascading advances

Publisher : W. W. Norton & Company

Swept along by the cascading advances of today’s technology, most of us take for

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9780393248470

ISBN_10

039324847X

us take for granted that progress brings improvement. Despite spectacular material advance, however, the

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The Foraging Spectrum : to show them how dangerous anthropological analogy...

The Foraging Spectrum : his archaeology students, to show them how

The Foraging Spectrum anthropological analogy is and how variable the actual practices of foragers of the recent past...

Author : Robert L. Kelly

practices of foragers of the recent past and today are. His survey of anthropological literature

Publisher :

today are. His survey of anthropological literature points to differences in foraging societies' patterns of

ISBN_10

0975273884

ISBN_13

9780975273883

foraging societies' patterns of diet, mobility, sharing, land tenure, exchange, gender relations, division of labour,

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The Human Age  The World Shaped By Us : history literature and the 2015...

The Human Age The World Shaped By Us : award for natural history literature

The Human Age The World Shaped By Us PEN New England Henry David Thoreau Prize. A dazzling, inspiring tour through the ways that...

Author : Diane Ackerman

dazzling, inspiring tour through the ways that humans are working with nature to try to

Publisher : W. W. Norton & Company

are working with nature to try to save the planet. Ackerman is justly celebrated for

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9780393245844

ISBN_10

0393245845

is justly celebrated for her unique insight into the natural world and our place in

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How The Scots Invented The Modern World : who formed the first literate society? who...

How the Scots Invented the Modern World : the modern world who formed the first

How the Scots Invented the Modern World society? Who invented our modern ideas of democracy and free market...

Author : Arthur Herman

and free market capitalism? The Scots. As historian and author Arthur

Publisher : Broadway Books

and author Arthur Herman reveals, in the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries

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0307420957

ISBN_13

9780307420954

Scotland made crucial contributions to science, philosophy, literature, education, medicine, commerce,

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On The Edge : world resources are limited. soon after, people became...

On the Edge : the idea that world resources are limited. soon

On the Edge after, people became aware of the threats to the world’s rainforests, the...

Author : Claude Martin

the world’s rainforests, the biggest terrestrial repositories of biodiversity and essential regulators

Publisher : Greystone Books

biodiversity and essential regulators of global air and water cycles. Since that

ISBN_13

9781771641418

ISBN_10

177164141X

that time, new research and technological advances have greatly increased our knowledge

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