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  • Published: [United States] : National Geographic, [2005]
  • Year Published: 2005
  • Description: 2 videodiscs (165 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
  • Language: English
  • Format: DVD

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  • 0792292553 :
  • 727994930082

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Guns, germs, and steel

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Call number: DVD 303.4 Gu

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Videodisc release of a 2004 television program.

Based on the Pulitzer Prize-winning book.

Special features: Interactive maps; timelines; photo gallery.

Disc. 1. episode 1. Out of Eden / produced & directed by Tim Lambert ; ep. 2. Conquest / produced & directed by Tim Lambert -- Disc 2. ep. 3. Into the tropics / director, Cassian Harrison ; special features.

Host and consultant, Jared Diamond.

An epic detective story that offers a gripping expose on why the world is so unequal. Professor Jared Diamond traveled the globe for over 30 years trying to answer this question. Based on the Pulitzer Prize-winning book. Why did Eurasians conquer, displace, or decimate Native Americans, Australians, and Africans, instead of the reverse? Diamond dismantles racially based theories of human history by revealing the environmental factors actually responsible for history's broadest patterns.

DVD, region 1, widescreen presentation; Dolby Digital.

Contents: Guns, germs, and steel.

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