Jared Diamond Questions and Answers

Jared Diamond

Although Diamond presents interesting evidence to support his idea that hunter-gatherers enjoyed a more "successful" lifestyle, one could also point out the weaknesses in his argument. You might...

Latest answer posted February 3, 2022, 3:30 pm (UTC)

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Jared Diamond

Jared Diamond repeatedly credits the availability, in different wild environments, of plant species that are edible and suitable for domestication as a major factor in determining the technological...

Latest answer posted September 23, 2019, 7:35 pm (UTC)

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Jared Diamond

In Collapse: How Societies Choose to Fail or Succeed Jared Diamond argues that the Dutch polder system provides us with an example of environmental sustainability through cooperation. A polder is a...

Latest answer posted December 5, 2019, 8:35 am (UTC)

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