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 changed...

Author : Jared Diamond

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

Publisher : Penguin UK

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

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9781846148156

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1846148154

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

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

The World Until Yesterday : the pacific islands and other world regions

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

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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The World Until Yesterday : and steel explores the profound lessons...

The World Until Yesterday : and guns, germs and steel explores

The World Until Yesterday lessons that traditional societies offer us todayOver the past 500 years, the West achieved global dominance,...

Author : Jared Diamond

past 500 years, the West achieved global dominance, but do Westerners necessarily have better ideas about

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but do Westerners necessarily have better ideas about how to raise children, care for the elderly,

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0141024488

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9780141024486

children, care for the elderly, or simply live well? In this epic journey into our past,

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

Collapse : winning guns, germs and steel, the author

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

Author : Jared Diamond

discord create the conditions for the collapse of civilization Environmental damage, climate change, globalization, rapid population

Publisher : Penguin

civilization Environmental damage, climate change, globalization, rapid population growth, and unwise political choices were all factors

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1101502002

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9781101502006

political choices were all factors in the demise of societies around the world, but some found

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

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

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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Natural Experiments Of History : archeology, economics, economic history, geography, and political science....

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

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

Author : Jared Diamond

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

Publisher : Harvard University Press

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

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0674035577

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9780674035577

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

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Why Is Sex Fun  : the way it is now - jared diamond...

Why Is Sex Fun : came to be the way it is now

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

Author : Jared Diamond

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

Publisher : Hachette UK

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

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9781780227658

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1780227655

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

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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...

Author : Jared M. Diamond

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

Publisher : Harper Collins

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

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9780060845506

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0060845503

cities, and created breathtaking works of art -- while chimps remain

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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

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9781101629352

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1101629355

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

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The Moral Arc : demonstrates how the scientific way of thinking has...

The Moral Arc : and morality that demonstrates how the scientific way

The Moral Arc of thinking has made people, and society as a whole, more moral From Galileo and Newton...

Author : Michael Shermer

a whole, more moral From Galileo and Newton to Thomas Hobbes and Martin Luther King, Jr.,

Publisher : Henry Holt and Company

to Thomas Hobbes and Martin Luther King, Jr., thinkers throughout history have consciously employed scientific techniques

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9780805096934

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0805096930

have consciously employed scientific techniques to better understand the non-physical world. The Age of Reason and

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Galileo S Middle Finger : education in ethics, activism and...

Galileo s Middle Finger : a splendidly entertaining education in

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

Author : Alice Dreger

An impassioned defense of intellectual freedom and a clarion call to intellectual responsibility,

Publisher : Penguin

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

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9780698155961

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0698155963

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

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The Well Tuned Brain  Neuroscience And The Life Well Lived : author of american mania, returns to...

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

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 to action....

Author : Peter C. Whybrow

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

Publisher : W. W. Norton & Company

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

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9780393248470

ISBN_10

039324847X

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

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The Foraging Spectrum : ...

The foraging spectrum :

The foraging spectrum ...

Author : Robert L. Kelly

Publisher : Smithsonian Inst Pr

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The Human Age : irreversibly, but by no means all for...

The Human Age : . . radically, irreversibly, but by no

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

Author : Diane Ackerman

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

Publisher : Hachette UK

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

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9780755365005

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0755365003

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

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Dazzled And Deceived : mimicry and camouflage in science,...

Dazzled and Deceived : fascinating story of mimicry and

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

Author : Peter Forbes

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

Publisher : Yale University Press

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

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9780300181784

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0300181787

phenomenon of mimicry was seized upon as the first independent validation of

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A History Of The World In 100 Objects : should read.

A History of the World in 100 Objects : every civilized person should read." --the wall

A History of the World in 100 Objects Journal The blockbuster New York Times bestseller and the companion volume to the wildly...

Author : Neil MacGregor

the companion volume to the wildly popular radio series When did people first start

Publisher : Penguin

series When did people first start to wear jewelry or play music? When were

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9781101545300

ISBN_10

1101545305

music? When were cows domesticated, and why do we feed their milk to our

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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


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