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...

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

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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

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

The World Until Yesterday : germs and steel surveys the

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

Author : Jared Diamond

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

Publisher : Penguin

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

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9781101606001

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1101606002

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

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

The World Until Yesterday : the pacific islands and other world

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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Collapse : and steel, the author explores...

Collapse : winning guns, germs and steel,

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

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1101502002

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9781101502006

political choices were all factors in the demise of societies around

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Women Of Fes : women create their own forms...

Women of Fes : shows how moroccan women create

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

Author : Rachel Newcomb

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

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,...

The Third Chimpanzee : 1991 and has been in print ever

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

Author : Jared Diamond

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

Publisher : Oneworld Publications

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

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9781780746050

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1780746059

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

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

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

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

Author : Jared Diamond

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

Publisher : Harvard University Press

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

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9780674076723

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0674076729

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

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Norse Greenland : norse society in greenland—excerpted from the...

Norse Greenland : collapse of prehistoric norse society in

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

Author : Jared Diamond

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

Publisher : Penguin

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

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9781101629352

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1101629355

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

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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...

Author : Stefan Zweig

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

Publisher : U of Nebraska Press

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

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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

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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 - 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....

Author : Jared Diamond

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

Publisher : Hachette UK

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

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9781780227658

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1780227655

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

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Guns  Germs  And Steel : environmental factors he feels are responsible for history's...

Guns Germs and Steel : by revealing the environmental factors he feels are

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

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9780393317558


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

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

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

Author : Peter C. Whybrow

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

Publisher : W. W. Norton & Company

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

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9780393248470

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039324847X

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

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

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

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

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0975273884

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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...

Author : Diane Ackerman

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

Publisher : W. W. Norton & Company

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

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9780393245844

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0393245845

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

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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 capitalism? The Scots. As historian...

Author : Arthur Herman

and free market capitalism? The Scots. As historian and author Arthur Herman reveals, in the eighteenth

Publisher : Broadway Books

and author Arthur Herman reveals, in the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries Scotland made crucial contributions to

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0307420957

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9780307420954

Scotland made crucial contributions to science, philosophy, literature, education, medicine, commerce, and politics—contributions that have formed

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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 biggest terrestrial repositories of...

Author : Claude Martin

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

Publisher : Greystone Books

biodiversity and essential regulators of global air and water cycles. Since that time, new research and

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9781771641418

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177164141X

that time, new research and technological advances have greatly increased our knowledge of how rainforests are

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