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    The World Until Yesterday

    Jared Diamond talked about his book, The World Until Yesterday: What Can We Learn from Traditional Societies?. Mr. Diamond spoke with Patt Morrison, columnist for the Los Angeles Times. Professor…

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    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 examined practices of traditional and modern,…

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    Innovation and Resources

    Scholars talked about how they think innovation can preserve resources and if the current economic and political climate is favorable to new ideas. Professor Diamond gave the opening…

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    Collapse

    Jared Diamond was interviewed by his sister Susan Diamond about his latest book, Collapse: How Societies Choose to Fail or Succeed, published by Viking. Topics included his writing style,…

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    Collapse: How Societies Choose to Fail or Succeed

    Mr. Diamond talked about his book Collapse: How Societies Choose to Fail or Succeed, published by Viking. In it he analyzed the demise of both ancient and modern societies citing…

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    Guns, Germs and Steel

    Mr. Holtz spoke to Professor Diamond about his book Guns, Germs and Steel: The Fates of Human Societies, published by Norton. The book relies on scientific evidence to provide an…

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    Guns, Germs and Steel: The Fates of Human Societies

    Mr. Diamond talks about his book, Guns, Germs, and Steel: The Fates of Human Societies, published by W.W. Norton and Company. In it, he examines human history, including the effects of…

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    Mapping the Cosmos: Germs, Genomes, and the Big Bang

    Moderated by President Baltimore, authors discussed their books on gene mapping and the possibility of evolutionary design in humans and the cosmos. After their presentations they answered…

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    Guns, Germs, and Steel

    Mr. Diamond talked about his book, Guns, Germs, and Steel: The Fates of Human Societies, published by W.W. Norton. The book summarizes world history and suggests reasons for European…

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