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

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

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

Author : Jared Diamond

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

Publisher : Penguin UK

the way we think about the rise and fall of human civilizations with his previous

ISBN_13

9781846148156

ISBN_10

1846148154

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

Download File Read Full Now
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...

Author : Jared Diamond

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

Publisher : Penguin

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

ISBN_13

9781101606001

ISBN_10

1101606002

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

Download File Read Full Now
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,...

Author : Stefan Zweig

audience the Elizabethan age, the French Revolution, the great days of voyages

Publisher : U of Nebraska Press

great days of voyages and discoveries. In this autobiography he holds the

ISBN_10

0803252242

ISBN_13

9780803252240

the mirror up to his own age, telling the story of a

Download File Read Full Now
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...

Author : Jared Diamond

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

Publisher : Penguin

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

ISBN_10

1101502002

ISBN_13

9781101502006

political choices were all factors in the demise of societies around

Download File Read Full Now
The Third Chimpanzee : 98 percent of our genes with chimpanzees. yet...

The Third Chimpanzee : human beings share 98 percent of our genes

The Third Chimpanzee with chimpanzees. Yet humans are the dominant species on the planet -- having founded civilizations...

Author : Jared M. Diamond

on the planet -- having founded civilizations and religions, developed intricate and diverse forms of

Publisher : Harper Collins

religions, developed intricate and diverse forms of communication, learned science, built cities, and created breathtaking

ISBN_13

9780060845506

ISBN_10

0060845503

cities, and created breathtaking works of art -- while chimps remain animals concerned primarily with

Download File Read Full Now
Natural Experiments Of History : archeology, economics, economic history, geography, and political...

Natural Experiments of History : drawn from history, archeology, economics, economic history,

Natural Experiments of History and political science. The studies cover a spectrum of approaches, ranging from...

Author : Jared Diamond

of approaches, ranging from a non-quantitative narrative style in the early chapters

Publisher : Harvard University Press

in the early chapters to quantitative statistical analyses in the later chapters.

ISBN_10

0674035577

ISBN_13

9780674035577

chapters. The studies range from a simple two-way comparison of Haiti and

Download File Read Full Now
The Impossible Exile : austrian writer stefan zweig by the 1930s, stefan...

The Impossible Exile : the biography of austrian writer stefan zweig by

The Impossible Exile the 1930s, Stefan Zweig had become the most widely translated living...

Author : George Prochnik

widely translated living author in the world. His novels, short stories,

Publisher : Other Press, LLC

novels, short stories, and biographies were so compelling that they became

ISBN_13

9781590516133

ISBN_10

1590516133

instant best sellers. Zweig was also an intellectual and a lover

Download File Read Full Now
Why Is Sex Fun  : the way it is now -...

Why Is Sex Fun : came to be the way it

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

Author : Jared Diamond

from the animal kingdom. Why are humans one of the few species to have sex in private?

Publisher : Hachette UK

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

ISBN_13

9781780227658

ISBN_10

1780227655

humans have sex any day of the month or year, including when the female is pregnant, beyond

Download File Read Full Now
Norse Greenland : norse society in greenland—excerpted from the pulitzer...

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

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

ISBN_13

9781101629352

ISBN_10

1101629355

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

Download File Read Full Now
Sapiens : bestseller ** ** the new...

Sapiens : times number one bestseller **

Sapiens York Times Top Ten Bestseller ** Planet Earth is 4.5 billion years old. In...

Author : Yuval Noah Harari

is 4.5 billion years old. In just a fraction of that time, one species

Publisher : Random House

fraction of that time, one species among countless others has conquered it. Us. We

ISBN_13

9781448190690

ISBN_10

144819069X

it. Us. We are the most advanced and most destructive animals ever to have

Download File Read Full Now
Dazzled And Deceived : mimicry and camouflage in science, art, warfare, and...

Dazzled and Deceived : fascinating story of mimicry and camouflage in science,

Dazzled and Deceived art, warfare, and the natural world. Discovered in the 1850s by the young...

Author : Peter Forbes

the 1850s by the young English naturalists Henry Walter Bates and Alfred Russel

Publisher : Yale University Press

Walter Bates and Alfred Russel Wallace in the Amazonian rainforest, the phenomenon of

ISBN_13

9780300181784

ISBN_10

0300181787

phenomenon of mimicry was seized upon as the first independent validation of Darwin's

Download File Read Full Now
Guns  Germs  And Steel : revealing the environmental factors he feels are responsible...

Guns Germs and Steel : human history by revealing the environmental factors he

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

Author : Jared M. Diamond

Publisher : W. W. Norton & Company

ISBN_10

0393038912

ISBN_13

9780393038910


Download File Read Full Now
The Human Age : irreversibly, but by no means...

The Human Age : . . radically, irreversibly, but

The Human Age all for the bad. Our new epoch is laced with invention. Our mistakes are legion, but our...

Author : Diane Ackerman

laced with invention. Our mistakes are legion, but our talent is immeasurable.' In The Human Age award-winning

Publisher : Hachette UK

our talent is immeasurable.' In The Human Age award-winning nature writer Diane Ackerman confronts the fact that

ISBN_13

9780755365005

ISBN_10

0755365003

Diane Ackerman confronts the fact that the human race is now the single dominant force of change

Download File Read Full Now
The Well Tuned Brain  Neuroscience And The Life Well Lived : author of american mania, returns to offer...

The Well Tuned Brain Neuroscience and the Life Well Lived : whybrow, the prize-winning author of american mania,

The Well Tuned Brain Neuroscience and the Life Well Lived 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

ISBN_13

9780393248470

ISBN_10

039324847X

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

Download File Read Full Now
Between The World And Me : | naacp image award winner...

Between the World and Me : book award winner | naacp

Between the World and Me | PULITZER PRIZE FINALIST | NATIONAL BOOK CRITICS CIRCLE AWARD FINALIST | NAMED ONE...

Author : Ta-Nehisi Coates

CIRCLE AWARD FINALIST | NAMED ONE OF THE TEN BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR

Publisher : Spiegel & Grau

TEN BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR BY The New York Times Book Review •

ISBN_13

9780679645986

ISBN_10

0679645985

Book Review • O: The Oprah Magazine • The Washington Post • People •

Download File Read Full Now
Galileo S Middle Finger : education in ethics, activism and science.”...

Galileo s Middle Finger : a splendidly entertaining education in ethics,

Galileo s Middle Finger science.” Editors's Choice, New York Times Book Review An impassioned defense of intellectual freedom and...

Author : Alice Dreger

An impassioned defense of intellectual freedom and a clarion call to intellectual responsibility, Galileo’s Middle

Publisher : Penguin

clarion call to intellectual responsibility, Galileo’s Middle Finger is one American’s eye-opening story of life

ISBN_13

9780698155961

ISBN_10

0698155963

eye-opening story of life in the trenches of scientific controversy. For two decades, historian Alice

Download File Read Full Now
Twice The Work Of Free Labor : reappeared on the roads of...

Twice the Work of Free Labor : chain gangs have reappeared on

Twice the Work of Free Labor the American South. Associated in the past with racial terrorism, this...

Author : Alex Lichtenstein

racial terrorism, this cruel and unusual punishment should invoke strong memories.

Publisher : Verso

invoke strong memories. But, in the rush to embrace ever-harsher sanctions,

ISBN_10

1859840868

ISBN_13

9781859840863

the American public has ignored the troubling history of Southern punishment.

Download File Read Full Now