Revue de presse
"Monumental and monumentally good" (William Leith, 4 stars Scotsman
"A book of big questions, and big answers" (Yuval Noah Harari Geographical
"This is the book that turned me from a historian of medieval warfare into a student of humankind" (Yuval Noah Harari Week
"A book of remarkable scope... One of the most important and readable works on the human past" (Nature
"Fascinating, coherent, compassionate and completely accessible" (Sunday Telegraph
Présentation de l'éditeur
**WINNER OF THE PULITZER PRIZE**
Over One Million Copies Sold
Why has human history unfolded so differently across the globe?
Jared Diamond puts the case that geography and biogeography, not race, moulded the contrasting fates of Europeans, Asians, Native Americans, sub-Saharan Africans, and aboriginal Australians.
An ambitious synthesis of history, biology, ecology and linguistics, Guns, Germs and Steel is a ground-breaking and humane work of popular science.