Book Discussion on The World Until Yesterday

Professor Jared Diamond talked about his book, The World Until Yesterday: What Can We Learn from Traditional Societies? In the book he… read more

Professor Jared Diamond talked about his book, The World Until Yesterday: What Can We Learn from Traditional Societies? In the book he examined practices of traditional and modern, industrialized societies drawing on fieldwork in New Guinea, the Amazon, Kalahari, and other areas to compare customs and practices of societies, emphasizing trends in declining health and fitness as industrialization spread to newly developing nations.

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Book Discussion on The World Until Yesterday

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Speech
Location:
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States
First Aired:
Feb 2, 2013
Last Aired:
Feb 24, 2013

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  • Feb 02, 2013 | 7:00pm EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Feb 03, 2013 | 10:01pm EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Feb 17, 2013 | 11:03am EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Feb 24, 2013 | 7:33am EST | C-SPAN 2
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