[Sca-cooks] Guns, Germs, and Steel

Johnna Holloway johnnae at mac.com
Mon Jul 28 04:07:43 PDT 2008

Hardly a silly season topic in the dog days of July and August.
GGandSteel came out here in 1997. The PBS three part series came out in 
There have been comments leveled
against the book and his style that concern "ecological or environmental 
Even Wikipedia mentions some of the criticism.
Scholarly articles that go into criticism might be found using ArticleFirst.
Google Scholar lists some, but using the library databases would be a 
better route.


Margaret Rendell wrote:
> Haven't read either of the first two, but Guns, Germs and Steel is great! I thought Jared Diamond's argument in that book was probably going to lead to debate - is anybody aware of any follow-ups/rebuttals of his hypothesis?
> Margaret/Emma 

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