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The Resource Guns, germs, and steel : the fates of human societies, Jared Diamond

Guns, germs, and steel : the fates of human societies, Jared Diamond

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Guns, germs, and steel : the fates of human societies
Title
Guns, germs, and steel
Title remainder
the fates of human societies
Statement of responsibility
Jared Diamond
Title variation
Guns, germs, & steel
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Language
eng
Summary
The author dismantles racially based theories of human history by revealing the environmental factors he feels are responsible for history's broadest patterns
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Award
  • New York Times Notable Book, 1997
  • Pulitzer Prize for General Nonfiction, 1998.
  • Royal Society General Prizes for Science Books, 1998.
Awards note
Winner of Pulitzer Prize in Nonfiction.
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DLC
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303.4
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Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
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bibliography
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adult
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the fates of human societies
Label
Guns, germs, and steel : the fates of human societies, Jared Diamond
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Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 429-457) and index
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  • sheet
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  • nb
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  • rdacarrier
  • rdacarrier
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Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
480 pages, 32 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9780393038910
Lccn
96037068
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unmediated
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rdamedia
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n
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9780393038910
Other physical details
illustrations, maps, photographs
Label
Guns, germs, and steel : the fates of human societies, Jared Diamond
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 429-457) and index
Carrier category
  • volume
  • sheet
Carrier category code
  • nc
  • nb
Carrier MARC source
  • rdacarrier
  • rdacarrier
Content category
  • text
  • cartographic image
Content type code
  • txt
  • cri
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
480 pages, 32 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9780393038910
Lccn
96037068
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other control number
9780393038910
Other physical details
illustrations, maps, photographs

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