• Guns Germs Steel
    Guns, Germs and Steel Jared Diamond, author of the Pulitzer Prize Winning, National Best Selling book Guns, Germs and Steel, summarizes his book by saying the following: "History followed different courses for different peoples because of differences among peoples' environments, not because of bio...
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    If there are images in this attachment, they will not be displayed.  Download the original attachment Guns, Germs and Steel Page 1 GUNS, GERMS, AND STEEL: The Fates of Human Societies By Jared Diamond, 1997 About the Author: Jared Diamond is a professor of physiology at UCLA School of Medici...
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    Guns, Germs, and Steel When the New World was being explored by the Spanish Conquistadors in the 14th century, the Spanish were looking for gold, glory, and god. Meaning they took over local empires such as the Inca, and Aztecs for their lust for gold. They also went to the New World for their cha...
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  • Guns, Germs, Steel
    12/16/09 World Civ. Extra Credit Paper In the book Guns, Germs, and Steel: The Fate of Human Societies, author Jared Diamond, a biologist, illustrates his view of the development of the world. In the prologue, Yali, a New Guinea politician sets forth a question that sets the basis for t...
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  • Guns Germs Steel
    The book Guns, Germs, and Steel by Jared Diamond attempts to answer the question, “Why is it that you white people developed so much cargo and brought it to New Guinea, but we black people had so little cargo of our own?” This question was asked by Yali, a New Guinean politician talking to Jared...
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  • Guns, Germs, and Steel
    GUNS, GERMS, AND STEEL ESSAY Jared Diamond's novel, Guns, Germs, and Steel is a speculation about how and why the Europeans ended up being the main power in earlier times and conquered so much of the world. Diamond wonders how the Europeans could have so much power and advanced technology while t...
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  • Guns, Germs, and Steel Review
    I first read Jared Diamond's Guns, Germs, and Steel in the Fall 2003 based on a recommendation from a friend. Many chapters of the book are truly fascinating, but I had criticisms of the book back then and hold even more now. Chief among these is the preponderance of analysis devoted to Papua New...
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  • Guns, Germs, and Steel
    Jared Diamond, the author of Guns, Germs and Steel provides an overview of life before we knew it. Many people including Yali, a local politician in New Guinea, had the idea that cultural differences were based on the color of people, instead of the environment they were from. Jared Diamond didn'...
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  • Guns, Germs, and Steel
    Guns, Germs, and Steel The book Guns, Germs, and Steel is about how many different things attributed to the succession of societies versus the destruction of other societies. The book starts out with the author, Jared Diamond, in New Guinea talking to a New Guinean politician named Yali. Yali a...
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  • Guns Germs and Steel, Theories Explained.
    The book Guns, Germs, and Steel is about how many different things attributed to the succession of societies versus the destruction of other societies. The book starts out with the author, Jared Diamond, in New Guinea talking to a New Guinean politician named Yali. Yali asked Diamond "Why white men...
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  • Guns, Germs, and Steel
    Guns, Germs, and Steel This movie was very interesting and informative about how civilizations developed and thrived. The narrator of the movie, Jared Diamond, has been studying evolution of humans for 30 years and based his studies in New Guinea. While there, he was asked the questions he has...
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  • Guns Germs and Steel
    Guns, Germs and Steel: a review Jared Diamond's fascinating account of our world's remarkable history provides its readers with a factual account of the development of different geographic groups, focusing on a time between 11,000 B.C to present day. Diamond's method, instead of focusing on a p...
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  • Guns, Germs, and Steel, Chapter 14, Jered Diamond
    Guns, Germs, and Steel by Jered Diamond Chapter 14: From Egalitarianism to Kleptocracy The thesis of this Chapter from “Guns, Germs, and Steel” by Jered Diamond, describes the development of civilized mankind from the last Ice Age until modern times: the ways in which people evolved from s...
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  • Summaries of Guns Germs and Steel
    Prologue: Yali's Question Jared Diamond has done much research in New Guinea.  His friend, local New Guinean; Yali, asked why whites had been so successful compared to the locals.  Diamond, while looking into Yali’s question, wants to prove that the differences in success have nothing to do wit...
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  • Reflection on Guns, Germs, and Steel
    Reflection on Guns, Germs, and Steel Jared Diamond: A Genius or a Nut Case? My Review of Guns, Germs, and Steel It was the prehistory of the world that drew attention to Diamond’s brain that gave him the wonderful thought of writing this book about how our world is today, with the differences of...
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  • Guns, Germs, and Steel
    This book report is on a book by Jared Diamond called Guns, Germs, and Steel. Diamond is a professor of geography at UCLA. He is a recipient of a MacArthur Foundation and has been awarded the National Medal of Science in 1999. This book is pretty much about the history of the world in less than 500...
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  • Guns, Germs, and Steel
    Guns, Germs, and Steel: Episode 3 Geography-having the most productive crops and animals allowed Europeans to develop guns, germs, and steel, and ultimately, to conquer the world. The temperature and the climate in the South African cape is nearly the same as what the Europeans had at h...
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  • Guns, Germs and Steel
    Is it not strange that when several nations are on the brink of entering a futuristic technological era, others are still in modern Stone Age? How did such differences in evolution occur when we all emerged from the same place? These are just some of the riveting questions Jared Diamond attempts to...
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  • Jared Diamonds Guns Germs and Steel
    Modern world history Guns, Germs, and Steel 1. Jared Diamond says that there is a huge relationship between geography and the rise of civilisations around the world. This relationship simply explains why and how different regions of the world gave birth to more powerful and weaker civilization...
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  • Book Review: Guns, Germs, and Steel: the Fates of Human Societies.
    Reviewed Work: Guns, Germs, and Steel: The Fates of Human Societies. Jared Diamond. (New York: W.W. Norton, 1999), 480pp. Kenny Yuen Hong Kiu Lingnan University The book ‘Guns, Germs, and Steel: The Fates of Human Societies’ is about the development of human civilizations. Intere...
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