1,177Jan 13, 2013
Book Discussion on The World Until Yesterday
Professor Jared Diamond talked about his book, The World Until Yesterday: What Can We Learn from Traditional Societies? In the book he examined practices of traditional and modern, ...
425Mar 23, 2010
Innovation and Resources
Scholars talked about how they think innovation can preserve resources and if the current economic and political climate is favorable to new ideas. Professor Diamond gave the opening keynote ...
230Apr 28, 2007
Book Discussion on Collapse
Jared Diamond was interviewed by his sister Susan Diamond about his latest book, Collapse: How Societies Choose to Fail or Succeed, published by Viking. Topics included his writing ...
325Jan 29, 2005
Book Discussion on Collapse: How Societies Choose to Fail or Succeed
Mr. Diamond talked about his book Collapse: How Societies Choose to Fail or Succeed, published by Viking. In it he analyzed the demise of both ancient and modern societies citing ...
644Feb 6, 2003
Book Discussion on Guns, Germs and Steel: The Fates of Human Societies
Mr. Diamond talks about his book, Guns, Germs, and Steel: The Fates of Human Societies, published by W.W. Norton and Company. In it, he examines human history, including the ...
66Apr 28, 2001
Mapping the Cosmos: Germs, Genomes, and the Big Bang
Moderated by President Baltimore, authors discussed their books on gene mapping and the possibility of evolutionary design in humans and the cosmos. After their presentations they answered ...
145Apr 29, 2000
Book Discussion on Guns, Germs and Steel
Mr. Holtz spoke to professor Diamond about his book Guns, Germs and Steel: The Fates of Human Societies, published by Norton. The book relies on scientific evidence to provide an ...
140May 7, 1999
Book Discussion on Guns, Germs, and Steel
Mr. Diamond talked about his book, Guns, Germs, and Steel: The Fates of Human Societies, published by W.W. Norton. The book summarizes world history and suggests reasons for ...