07d_Guns_Germs_and_Steel

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07d_Guns_Germs_and_Steel Guns, Germs, and Steel (Jared Diamond) There is one audio file for this lecture. You can take notes in Word as you listen to the audio file. Be sure to save the page when you finish. Audio File (running time: 16:03) 1. Play this mp3 file from your audio folder Use this link only if you've transferred audio files to your computer from a CD . 2. Play this streaming REAL audio file You can listen to this lecture online with your media player. 3. Download & play this mp3 file There are several ways of saving and accessing these downloads. In chapter seven of the textbook, I discuss different explanations for the widening gap between the world's richest and the poorest countries during the last two hundred years. One of the explanations that I discuss is environmental factors, focusing on Jared Diamond's Pulitzer Prize- winning book Guns, Germs, and Steel . This audio lecture extends that presentation -- going beyond the brief summary that I presented in the chapter. It also adds another dimension to the overview that I began in the previous online lecture, “Inequality: Causes and Solutions.” In looking at Jared Diamond's analysis, we will be exploring historical trends that help to explain
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