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 and ancient...

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,...

Author : Jared Diamond

past 500 years, the West achieved global dominance, but do Westerners

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but do Westerners necessarily have better ideas about how to raise

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0141024488

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9780141024486

children, care for the elderly, or simply live well? In this

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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...

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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The Third Chimpanzee : been in print ever since....

The Third Chimpanzee : 1991 and has been in

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

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1780746059

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

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

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

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

Author : Jared Diamond

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

Publisher : Hachette UK

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

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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 pregnant,

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

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

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.

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0674035577

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9780674035577

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

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

The Moral Arc : and morality that demonstrates how the scientific

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

Author : Michael Shermer

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

Publisher : Henry Holt and Company

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

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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

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Guns  Germs And Steel : why has human history unfolded so differently across...

Guns Germs And Steel : million copies sold why has human history unfolded

Guns Germs And Steel so differently across the globe? Jared Diamond puts the case that...

Author : Jared Diamond

the case that geography and biogeography, not race, moulded the contrasting

Publisher : Random House

moulded the contrasting fates of Europeans, Asians, Native Americans, sub-Saharan Africans,

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9781448180202

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1448180201

and aboriginal Australians. An ambitious synthesis of history, biology, ecology and

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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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Civilization : was home to dazzling civilizations....

Civilization : while the orient was home

Civilization So how did the West come to dominate the Rest? In this vital,...

Author : Niall Ferguson

the Rest? In this vital, brilliant book, Niall Ferguson reveals the six 'killer

Publisher : Penguin UK

Ferguson reveals the six 'killer applications' that did it: Competition How Europe's small,

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9780141044583

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0141044586

Europe's small, piratical states built modern capitalism Science How innovation gave the West

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

The Human Age : . . radically, irreversibly, but by

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

Author : Diane Ackerman

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

Publisher : Hachette UK

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

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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 of

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

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

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...

Author : Peter C. Whybrow

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

Publisher : W. W. Norton & Company

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

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9780393248470

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039324847X

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

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Sapiens : bestseller ** ** the new york...

Sapiens : times top ten 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

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9781448190690

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144819069X

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

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Our Kids : gap, a leading humanist and...

Our Kids : the growing inequality gap, a

Our Kids renowned scientist who has consulted for the last four U.S. Presidents, drawing on poignant life...

Author : Robert D. Putnam

four U.S. Presidents, drawing on poignant life stories of rich and poor kids across the

Publisher : Simon and Schuster

of rich and poor kids across the country, provides a disturbing account of the American

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9781476769899

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1476769893

account of the American dream. By the author of Bowling Alone. Includes 30 charts and

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Guns  Germs  And Steel : ...

Guns Germs and Steel :

Guns Germs and Steel ...

Author : Jared M. Diamond

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0393317552

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9780393317558


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The Park Chung Hee Era : it had a powerful industrial economy...

The Park Chung Hee Era : poverty. by 1979, it had a

The Park Chung Hee Era economy and a vibrant civil society that led to democracy eight...

Author : Pyŏng-guk Kim

to democracy eight years later. This volume examines the transformation as

Publisher : Harvard University Press

the transformation as a study in the politics of modernization, contextualizing

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9780674058200

ISBN_10

0674058208

many historical ambiguities in South Korea’s trajectory toward sustainable economic growth.

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