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Please summarize the epilogue of Guns, Germs, and Steel by Jared Diamond.

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The epilogue of Guns, Germs, and Steel by Jared Diamond is entitled “The Future of Human History as a Science.” This title gives you a clue as to Diamond’s thinking at the end of the book, his interpretation of what the future of human history should entail. His thought is that history should be examined more scientifically. The epilogue explains that there are shortcomings to his thinking in that it is nearly impossible to create experiments in society and geography that can be replicated because there are too many variables including human nature, environment, and the length of time that would be necessary to carry out such...

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