Anthropologist and author of The World Until Yesterday: What Can We Learn From Traditional Societies?by Prospect Team / March 11, 2013 / Leave a comment
Jared Diamond is an American anthropologist, geographer and writer. Originally trained as a physiologist, he has also worked in the fields of ornithology, ecology and environmental history. He has written many books of popular science including the Pulitzer-Prize-winning Guns, Germs, and Steel: The Fates of Human Societies and most recently The World Until Yesterday (Allen Lane, 2012). He won the National Medal of Science in 1999.
Articles by Jared Diamond:
Disunity is strength: Geography, not biology ultimately accounts for the ascendancy of Europe in the modern world
Pause for thought: What’s the evolutionary explanation for the menopause?