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A activation email has been sent to you. We never store sensitive information about our customers in cookies. The words used are “predesposed”, which …more The book in no way says that human ideas could “only” travel east and west, and not ever north and south.

Thornton, for example, argues that Africa’s backwardness is a recent phenomenon; before perhaps the 18th century, societies in sub-Saharan Africa were just as advanced as those in Europe or Asia.


If I don’t read it arma I missing something important? I’m forcing myself aceor I’m just not pulled along. Load 1 more question.

Knowledge of early crops will show that an east-west spread was way more successful when the need for water is properly managed, whereas a north-south spread was more prone to failure because of temperature and angle of sun effects on particular plants. Please refer to our privacy policy for more information on privacy at Loot. Today a lot of plant will grow north and south, but looking at economics, the spread would not be considered successful.

Fritz Kiessling The book in no way says that human ideas could “only” travel east and west, and not ever north and south. I’m about ready to give up. Diamond’s knowledge and subject matter expertise would bein my opinion–beyond reproach. If you have steadfastness, continue. How does this square with Diamond’s theory that Africa was geographically predisposed to poverty and backwardness? I’m looking for all kind of perspectives economic, environmental, genetic, political, Romans went as far south as Africa, as far North as Britania.

Further, the interesting times for the acer of agriculture and crop development are around 20, years ago, plus or minus whatever. In both cases you should know how to switch cookies back on! East-west travel on the Asia to Europe vector was orders a magnitudes easier than north-south from say the lower parts of Africa to the northern part of Europe.

Was this anyone else’s experience? Despite any attempt at objectivity science ers when it accepts only a materialist paradigm. I found the book almost as boring as the mandatory ongoing professional development class pursuant to my subversive reading of a book connected to reality that led me to the initial acquisition of the book.


The words used are “predesposed”, which makes sense once you understand the physical difficulty of travel mountain ranges, seas, desserts, etc. Considering that most trafic was on foot wagons were scarsethis wcero even true today. I was forced to read this for school. If you have persistent cookies enabled as well, then we will be able to remember you across browser restarts and computer reboots. Questions About Armas, germenes y acero by Jared Diamond.

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