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The Resource Guns, germs, and steel : [the fates of human societies], Jared Diamond, (sound recording)

Guns, germs, and steel : [the fates of human societies], Jared Diamond, (sound recording)

Label
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
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Cataloging source
TEFBT
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Diamond, Jared M
Dewey number
303.4
Form of composition
not applicable
Format of music
not applicable
LC call number
HM206
LC item number
.D48 2007ab
Literary text for sound recordings
history
Music parts
not applicable
PerformerNote
Read by Doug Ordunio
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Ordunio, Doug
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  • Social evolution
  • Civilization
  • Ethnology
  • Human beings
  • Culture diffusion
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Label
Guns, germs, and steel : [the fates of human societies], Jared Diamond, (sound recording)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Subtitle from container
  • Unabridged
  • Compact discs
Capture and storage technique
unknown
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Contents
Yali's question: The regionally differing courses of history -- From Eden to Cajamarca. Up to the starting line: What happened on all the continents before 11,000 B.C.? -- A natural experiment of history: How geography molded societies on Polynesian islands -- Collision at Cajamarca: Why the Inca emperor Atahuallpa did not capture King Charles I of Spain -- The rise and spread of food production. Farmer power: The roots of guns, germs, and steel -- History's haves and have-nots: Geographic differences in the onset of food production -- To farm or not to farm: Causes of the spread of food production -- How to make an almond: The unconscious development of ancient crops -- Apples or indians: Why did peoples of some regions fail to domesticate plants? -- Zebras, unhappy marriages, and the Anna Karenina principle: Why were most big wild mammal species never domesticated? -- Spacious skies and tilted axes: Why did food production spread at different rates on different continents? -- From food to guns, germs, and steel. Lethal gift of livestock: The evolution of germs -- Blueprints and borrowed letters: The evolution of writing -- Necessity's mother: The evolution of technology -- From egalitarianism to kleptocracy: The evolution of government and religion -- Around the world in five chapters. Yali's people: The histories of Australia and New Guinea -- How China became Chinese: The history of East Asia -- Speedboat to Polynesia: The history of Austronesian expansion -- Hemispheres colliding: The histories of Eurasia and the Americas compared -- How Africa became black: The history of Africa -- The future of human history as a science -- Who are the Japanese? 2003 afterword: Guns, germs, and steel today
Control code
ocn126838406
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. or 12 cm. diameter
Extent
13 sound discs (ca. 76 min. each)
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
Isbn
9781415942963
Other physical details
digital
Publisher number
  • 5014-CD
  • RHCD3253
Special playback characteristics
unknown
Specific material designation
sound disc
Speed
1.4m. per second (discs)
Tape configuration
not applicable
Tape width
not applicable
Label
Guns, germs, and steel : [the fates of human societies], Jared Diamond, (sound recording)
Publication
Note
  • Subtitle from container
  • Unabridged
  • Compact discs
Capture and storage technique
unknown
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Contents
Yali's question: The regionally differing courses of history -- From Eden to Cajamarca. Up to the starting line: What happened on all the continents before 11,000 B.C.? -- A natural experiment of history: How geography molded societies on Polynesian islands -- Collision at Cajamarca: Why the Inca emperor Atahuallpa did not capture King Charles I of Spain -- The rise and spread of food production. Farmer power: The roots of guns, germs, and steel -- History's haves and have-nots: Geographic differences in the onset of food production -- To farm or not to farm: Causes of the spread of food production -- How to make an almond: The unconscious development of ancient crops -- Apples or indians: Why did peoples of some regions fail to domesticate plants? -- Zebras, unhappy marriages, and the Anna Karenina principle: Why were most big wild mammal species never domesticated? -- Spacious skies and tilted axes: Why did food production spread at different rates on different continents? -- From food to guns, germs, and steel. Lethal gift of livestock: The evolution of germs -- Blueprints and borrowed letters: The evolution of writing -- Necessity's mother: The evolution of technology -- From egalitarianism to kleptocracy: The evolution of government and religion -- Around the world in five chapters. Yali's people: The histories of Australia and New Guinea -- How China became Chinese: The history of East Asia -- Speedboat to Polynesia: The history of Austronesian expansion -- Hemispheres colliding: The histories of Eurasia and the Americas compared -- How Africa became black: The history of Africa -- The future of human history as a science -- Who are the Japanese? 2003 afterword: Guns, germs, and steel today
Control code
ocn126838406
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. or 12 cm. diameter
Extent
13 sound discs (ca. 76 min. each)
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
Isbn
9781415942963
Other physical details
digital
Publisher number
  • 5014-CD
  • RHCD3253
Special playback characteristics
unknown
Specific material designation
sound disc
Speed
1.4m. per second (discs)
Tape configuration
not applicable
Tape width
not applicable

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