30 Guns, Germs, and Steel: The Fates of Human Societies Lessons
180 Multiple Choice Questions
60 Short Essay Questions
20 Essay Questions
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Guns, Germs, and Steel: The Fates of Human Societies Overview
Jared Diamond explores the idea that geographical and environmental factors lead to a faster progression of certain civilizations throughout history. Guns, Germs and Steel illustrates that due to some societies’ access to a variety of wildlife and favorable climates they developed into a sedentary lifestyle much earlier. This lifestyle promoted technological improvements in agricultural, religion, warfare and even the creation of germs; all of which played a dramatic role in their conquest of less advanced societies.
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At the beginning of Guns Germs and Steel Jared Diamond talks about and encounter he had with a colleague, in New Guinea. While he was discussing various topics his colleague, Yali, inquired as to why...
After reading the excerpt called "Yali's Question" from Jarred Diamonds book Guns, Gems, and Steel you start to wonder about the distribution of the wealth and power through out the world. Yali's ...
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Pretenses on the Paleohistory of Race
When looking at the chronological advancement of technology, it is easy and quite common to d...
Yali's question to Professor Diamond was "Why is it that you white people developed so much cargo and brought it to New Guinea, but we black people had little cargo of our own"" In other words as Pro...
In his book, Guns, Germs and Steel, Jared Diamond sets forth a thesis, "History followed different courses for different peoples because of differences among peoples' environments, not because of bio...