Format:
Book
Author:
Diamond, Jared M.
Title:
The world until yesterday : what can we learn from traditional societies? / Jared Diamond.
Publisher, Date:
New York : Viking, 2012.
Description:
xi, 499 p. : ill. (some col.), maps ; 25 cm.
Summary:
Diamond reveals how tribal societies offer an extraordinary window into how our ancestors lived for millions of years -- until virtually yesterday, in evolutionary terms -- and provide unique, often overlooked insights into human nature.
Subjects:
Dani (New Guinean people) -- History.
Dani (New Guinean people) -- Social life and customs.
Dani (New Guinean people) -- Cultural assimilation.
Social evolution.
Social change -- Papua New Guinea.
Papua New Guinea -- Social life and customs.
Notes:
Includes bibliographical references (p. 471-481) and index.
LCCN:
2012018386
ISBN:
9780670024810
0670024813
Other Number:
793726658
System Availability:
4
Current Holds:
0
Control Number:
1000463
Course Reserves:
0
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4