Book Club: Guns, Germs, and Steel by Jared Diamond GUESTS: JARED DIAMOND Professor of Physiology at the UCLA Medical School Author, Guns, Germs, and Steel:The Fates of Human Societies - won 1998 Pulitzer Prize (W.W. Norton, 1997/hardcover) Recipient of the National Medal of Science Award JOEL MOKYR Chair of the Economics Department and Professor of History at Northwestern University Author of The Lever of Riches: Technological Creativity and Economic Progress (Oxford University Press, 1990) How is it that European cultures came to dominate so much of the globe? Most people would say "guns." But uncovering the deeper answer to that question requires a comprehensive review of thirteen thousand years of human history-- which is exactly what scientist Jared Diamond accomplished. Jared Diamond will join host Juan Williams to discuss his Pulitzer-Prize winning book, Guns, Germs, and Steel.
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Book Club: Guns, Germs, and Steel by Jared Diamond

Book Club: Guns, Germs, and Steel by Jared Diamond

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GUESTS: JARED DIAMOND Professor of Physiology at the UCLA Medical School Author, Guns, Germs, and Steel:The Fates of Human Societies - won 1998 Pulitzer Prize (W.W. Norton, 1997/hardcover) Recipient of the National Medal of Science Award JOEL MOKYR Chair of the Economics Department and Professor of History at Northwestern University Author of The Lever of Riches: Technological Creativity and Economic Progress (Oxford University Press, 1990) How is it that European cultures came to dominate so much of the globe? Most people would say "guns." But uncovering the deeper answer to that question requires a comprehensive review of thirteen thousand years of human history— which is exactly what scientist Jared Diamond accomplished. Jared Diamond will join host Juan Williams to discuss his Pulitzer-Prize winning book, Guns, Germs, and Steel.