Analysis Of Guns Germs And Steel: The Fates Of Human Societies By Jared Diamond

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Overall prospective In the book of “Guns Germs and Steel: The Fates of Human Societies” written by Jared Diamond, Diamond writes about his prospective of how it is that the world developed, and why it is that it developed like that. Diamond basically wrote about how he believes that “History followed different courses for different peoples because of differences among peoples’ environments, not because of biological differences among peoples themselves.”(Diamond) While in the article of Technology and Culture written by Suzanne Moon, she agrees with Diamond’s thesis/argument. In that it isn’t biological that it is environmental and geographical. In the article The World According to Jared Diamond written by J.R. McNeill, he seems to agree with Diamond but yet disagree in partial of his work. His partial disagreement is that he isn’t from the background of history and that he is applying it all in a mathematical form which is a different way to look at it. In Diamond’s prospective of the world developing at different levels, he puts as evidence or reasons as environmental and geographical. I agree with him because it has very much to do with how the climate is. If it is somewhere you cannot handle the crops or even the soil because its unmanageable or not farming land then they could not have possibly…show more content…
“He contends that societies having better technologies, carrying more lethal germs, and with sophisticated political organizations inevitably came to conquer or absorb other societies.”(Moon 1) Moon seems to also put in prospective the society and political view. Therefore she is including more important things to the big

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