The World until Yesterday
What Can We Learn from Traditional Societies?
|Publication Date:||Oct 2013|
| Publisher:||Penguin Publishing Group|
| Imprint:||Penguin Books|
| Book Format:||Paperback|
|List Price:||USD $20.00|
| Book Description: |The bestselling author of Collapse and Guns, Germs and Steel surveys the history of human societies to answer the question: What can we learn from traditional societies that can make the world a better place for all of us?
Most of us take for granted the features of our modern society, from air travel and telecommunications to literacy and obesity. Yet for nearly all of its six million years of existence, human society had none of these things. While the...