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Jeff Mabry Anth. 2010 Guns, Germs, and Steel Jared Diamond W. W. Norton and company Inc. 1999 0-494 Guns, Germs, and Steel by Jared Diamond is an overview of human evolution physically, socially, and culturally for the past 13,000 years. Mr. Diamond only explains the key factors with “minimal” explanation to understand how the world became what it is today. Diamonds minimal explanations are in fact very detailed for the general population with minimal knowledge about early civilizations. Throughout his book Jared Diamond acknowledges that the key to a dominant nation was location, social contact with other regions, and superior
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technology. Diamond explains how these factors contributed to Eurasia becoming the dominant region in early history. Within the first chapter Diamond expresses how the world became populated, from where the population came from, and how long humans have inhabited that region of the world. Diamonds evidence and theory shows that humans originated in Africa, then spread east to Asia, then north to Europe, then
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