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 anthropological overview of Western civilization and examines the global influence of European civilization. Following his remarks he answered questions from the audience. close
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Jared M. Diamond Professor University of California, Los Angeles->School of Medicine
Robert Lee Holtz Correspondent Los Angeles Times->Science
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