- ISBN 9780613181143 / 061318114X
- Title Guns, Germs, and Steel: The Fates of Human Societies
- Author Jared Diamond
- Category History Of Ideas
- Format Prebound
- Year 1999
- Pages 480
- Publisher Turtleback Books
- Language English
- Dimensions 155mm x 41mm x 226mm
In this "artful, informative, and delightful (book)" (“New York Review of Books”), Diamond offers a convincing explanation of the way the modern world came to be and stunningly dismantles racially based theories of human history. Photos.
Jared Diamond is professor of geography at UCLA and author of the best-selling Collapse and The Third Chimpanzee. He is a MacArthur Fellow and was awarded the National Medal of Science.