* Full Title: Guns, Germs, and Steel: The Fates of Human Societies
Author: Jared Diamond
According to the publisher, “In this “artful, informative, and delightful” (William H. McNeill, New York Review of Books) book, a classic of our time, evolutionary biologist Jared Diamond dismantles racist theories of human history by revealing the environmental factors actually responsible for its broadest patterns.” (Source: https://wwnorton.com/books/Guns-Germs-and-Steel/)
1. We are covering this book in installments. At this meeting, we will cover Part Three: From Food to Guns, Germs, and Steel (Chapters 11-14). The part and chapter numbers are from the 2017 edition of the book — the 20th anniversary edition.
2. The Zoom link for the event will be posted at least an hour before the meeting.