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Armi, acciaio e malattie: Breve storia del mondo negli ultimi tredicimila anni - Francesco Cavalli-Sforza, Luigi Luca Cavalli-Sforza, Luigi Civalleri, Jared Diamond
Armi, acciaio e malattie: Breve storia del mondo negli ultimi tredicimila anni
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Format: paperback
ISBN: 9788806183547 (8806183540)
Publisher: Einaudi
Pages no: 410
Edition language: Italian
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3.5 Interessante ma pedante.
Molto interessante, senza ombra di dubbio. Ho appreso molte cose che non sapevo, soprattutto su folklore e sui popoli polinesiani..purtroppo però, mi è sembrato spesso ripetitivo e a volte anche abbastanza "scontato". Forse, prefiggersi un compito così impegnativo come quello di riuscire a capire co...
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Took me a year and a half to read this book. Not only because I'm a slow reader, though I am. But it was so long and there were so many other activities and books clamoring for my attention, that I got sidetracked several times. But it was worth coming back to. It's a fascinating study of how hu...
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4.0 Guns, Germs, and Steel: The Fates of Human Societies - Jared Diamond
Diamond explains why some groups of humans have done well based on local circumstances: material resources, pathogens, human migratory patterns, that sort of thing. It's such a useful and non-racist theory that it holds immediate appeal. I've no idea how well it's withstood research over the past tw...
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Guns, Germs, and Steel came from the question the author was asked as to why Europeans dominated the world and built empires over the last 600 years as opposed to other societies. For a just over 400 page book, the author answers it pretty well. The book is pretty dense and took a fair amount of t...
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