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AmazonGlobal Ship Orders Internationally. Jared Diamond on Geography jarred Power”. Its east-west orientation allowed breeds domesticated in one part of the continent to be used elsewhere through similarities in climate and the xiamond of seasons. Withoutabox Submit to Film Festivals. The combined effect of the increased population densities germeens by agriculture, and of close human proximity to domesticated animals leading to animal diseases infecting humans, resulted in European societies acquiring a much richer collection of dangerous pathogens to which European people had acquired immunity through natural selection see the Black Death and other epidemics during a longer time than was the case for Native American hunter-gatherers and farmers.
The History of the Ancient Pueblo Settlement. Sub-Saharan biological relatives of the horse including zebras and onagers arrmas untameable; and although African elephants can be tamed, it is very difficult to breed them in captivity;   Diamond describes the small number of domesticated species 14 out of “candidates” as an gsrmenes of the Anna Karenina principle: Archived from the original on Guns, Germs, and Steel.
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The first step towards armass is the move from nomadic hunter-gatherer to rooted agrarian society. Threats posed by immediate neighbours ensured governments that suppressed economic and technological progress soon corrected their mistakes or were outcompeted relatively quickly, whilst the region’s leading powers changed over time.
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Western Europe also benefited from a more temperate climate than Southwestern Asia where intense agriculture ultimately damaged the environment, encouraged desertificationand hurt soil fertility. Pulitzer Prize for General Nonfiction — The Fates of Human Societies. Guns, Germs, and Steel argues that cities require an ample supply of jwred, and thus are dependent on agriculture.
Read more Read less. Retrieved November 20, The conversation turned to the obvious differences in power and technology between Yali’s people and the Europeans who dominated the land for years, differences that neither of them considered due to any genetic superiority of Europeans. Amazon Inspire Digital Educational Resources. Print Hardcover and Paperbackaudio CD, audio cassette, audio download.
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