Diamond surveys traditional societies, focusing especially on those of New Guinea, and contrasts them with modern industrial societies. Topics include diet, social relations, child rearing, multilingualism, attitudes towards danger, and warfare.
3 replies on “Book: The World Until Yesterday”
Did you read this after Bill Gate’s recommendation ? 🙂
Nope, I’ve been a Diamond fan for a while.
oh, I see. I intend read one of his books soon.