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Smaller domesticable animals such as dogs, cats, chickens, and guinea pigs may be valuable in various ways to an agricultural society, but will not be adequate in themselves to sustain large-scale agrarian society. Stay in Touch Sign up. Give Yourself the Gift of Done.

Diamond also srmas geographical explanations for why western European societies, rather than other Eurasian powers such as China, have been the dominant colonizers, [2] [7] claiming Europe’s geography favored balkanization into smaller, closer, nation-states, bordered by natural barriers of mountains, rivers, and coastline. Weiss and Brian Weiss. Diamond continues to describe the story of human development up to the modern era, through the rapid development of technology, and its dire consequences on hunter-gathering cultures around the world.

In the s, the Annales School in France undertook the study of long-term historical structures by using a diamodn of geography, history, and sociology. The rise of nonfarming specialists such as craftsmen and scribes accelerated economic growth and technological progress.

Armas, germenes y acero/ Guns, Germs and Steel

How was it then that diseases native to the American continents did not kill off Europeans? Guns, Germs, and Steel. The Americas had difficulty adapting crops domesticated at one latitude for use at other latitudes and, in North America, adapting crops from one side of the Rocky Mountains to the other.


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We are experiencing technical difficulties. Apr 26, Pages. Guns, Germs, viamond Steel argues that cities require an ample supply of food, and thus are dependent on agriculture. Other critiques have been made over the author’s position on the agricultural revolution.

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Smallpoxmeaslesand influenza were the result of close proximity between dense populations of animals and humans. Retrieved August 23, Retrieved November 20, Unfortunately his story-telling abilities are so compelling that he has seduced a generation of college-educated readers.

Independent News and Media Limited. Hace trece mil anos la evolucion de las distintas sociedades humanas comenzo a tomar rumbos diferentes. Archived from the original on Aboriginal Australians and the Khoikhoi population were decimated by smallpox, measles, influenza and other diseases.

Diamond realized the same question seemed to apply elsewhere: Scholars examined the impact of geography, climate, and land use. Wikiquote has quotations related to: Why Is Sex Fun?

Other advanced cultures developed aceto areas whose geography was conducive to large, monolithic, isolated empires, without competitors that might have forced the nation to reverse mistaken policies such as China banning the building of ocean-going germfnes. The peoples of other continents sub-Saharan AfricansNative AmericansAboriginal Australians and New Guineansand the original inhabitants of tropical Southeast Asia have been largely conquered, displaced and in some extreme cases — referring to Native Americans, Aboriginal Australians, and South Africa’s indigenous Khoisan peoples — largely exterminated by farm-based societies such as Eurasians and Bantu.

Its east-west orientation allowed breeds domesticated in one part of the continent to be used elsewhere through similarities in climate and the cycle of seasons.


Yali asked, using the local term ” cargo ” for inventions and manufactured goods, “Why is it that you white people developed so much cargo and brought it to New Guinea, but we black people had little cargo of our own? All articles with dead external links Articles with dead external links from January Pages with login required references or sources Use mdy dates from April Pages to import images to Wikidata Articles with Open Library links.

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Wilson The Prize: Institute of Historical Research. The Asian areas in which big civilizations arose had geographical features conducive to the formation of large, stable, isolated empires which faced no external pressure to change which led to stagnation. El libro esencial de recetas mexicanas para Instant Pot. Pulitzer Prize for General Nonfiction — The prologue opens with an account of Diamond’s conversation with Yalia New Guinean politician. A short history of everybody for the last 13, years is a transdisciplinary non-fiction book by Jared Diamondprofessor of geography and physiology at the University of California, Los Angeles UCLA.

Eurasia’s dense populations, high levels of trade, and living in close proximity to livestock resulted in widespread transmission of diseases, including from animals to humans.