Guns, Germs, and Steel: The Fates of Human Societies Summary
Jared Diamond

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Guns, Germs, and Steel: The Fates of Human Societies Summary

Guns, Germs and Steel: The Fates of Human Societies attempts to explain why history progressed differently for peoples from various geographical regions. Diamond sums up his book with the following sentence, "History followed different courses for different peoples because of differences among peoples' environments, not because of biological differences among peoples themselves" (pg 25). Diamond argues that environmental factors, such as plant and animal domestication, gave some societies advantages over others, allowing them to...

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