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The World Until Yesterday

What Can We Learn from Traditional Societies?

by Jared Diamond

The bestselling author of Collapse and Guns, Germs and Steel surveys the history of human societies to answer the question: What can we learn from traditional societies that can make the world a better place for all of us? Most of us take for granted the features of our modern society, from air travel and telecommunications to literacy and obesity....
Publish Date
2013
October 28
Goodreads rating
3.73
ISBN
9780143124405
Tags
nonfictionhistoryscience
Recommendations
1
Recommendations
Made me think about how we have had to overcome some deeply ingrained behaviors in order to develop a modern, interconnected society.     source