The Third Chimpanzee The Evolution and Future of the Human Animal

Diamond, Jared

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Place Published: New York
Publisher: Harper Collins
Date Published: 2006
Edition: Reprint
Binding: Paperback
Condition: NEW
ISBN: 9780060845506
Book Id: 19649

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407; 16pp. Octavo [20.5 cm] Marbled green and beige wrappers. New.

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"Jared Diamond states the theme of his book up-front: 'How the human species changed, within a short time, from just another species of big mammal to a world conqueror; and how we acquired the capacity to reverse all that progress overnight.' The Third Chimpanzee is, in many ways, a prequel to Diamond's prize-winning Guns, Germs, and Steel. While Guns examines 'the fates of human societies,' this work surveys the longer sweep of human evolution, from our origin as just another chimpanzee a few million years ago."



By This Author: Diamond, Jared
By This Publisher: Harper Collins