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Author Diamond, Jared M.

Title The world until yesterday : what can we learn from traditional societies? / Jared Diamond.

Imprint New York : Viking, 2012.


Location Call No. Status
 GDL Casa Verdugo Library Non-Fiction    305.8991 DIA    Available
 GDL Central Library Non-Fiction    305.8991 DIA    Available
 GDL Grandview Library Non-Fiction    305.8991 DIA    Available
Description xi, 499 p. : ill. (some col.), maps ; 25 cm.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. 471-481) and index.
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.
Subject 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.
ISBN 9780670024810

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