* 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 Two: The Rise and Spread of Food Production (Chapters 4-10). The chapter numbers are from the 1999 Norton paperback edition of the book that was published in 1997.
2. The Zoom link for the event will be posted at least an hour before the meeting.