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  • Upheaval : turning points for nations in crisis

    Upheaval : turning points for nations in crisis2019

    by Jared M. Diamond

    (1,496)

    Summary: In his international bestsellers "Guns, Germs and Steel" and "Collapse," Jared Diamond transformed our understanding of what makes civilizations rise and fall. Now, in his third book in this...  more »

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    Call #: 303.484 DIA

    Location: New Adult Nonfiction

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  • The world until yesterday : what can we learn from traditional societies?

    The world until yesterday : what can we learn from traditional societies?2012

    by Jared M Diamond

    (8,089)

    Summary: Diamond reveals how tribal societies offer an extraordinary window into how our ancestors lived for millions of years -- until virtually yesterday, in evolutionary terms -- and provide unique, often overlooked insights into human nature.

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    Call #: 305.8 DIA

    Location: Adult Nonfiction

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  • Guns, germs, and steel [downloadable audiobook] / [the fates of human societies]

    Guns, germs, and steel2011

    by Jared M Diamond

    (244,584)

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  • Guns, germs, & steel [downloadable audiobook] / the fates of human societies

    Guns, germs, & steel / the fates of human societies2007

    by Jared M Diamond

    (244,585)

    Summary: In this groundbreaking work, evolutionary biologist Jared Diamond stunningly dismantles racially based theories of human history by revealing the environmental factors actually responsible for...  more »

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  • Guns, germs, and steel : the fates of human societies

    Guns, germs, and steel : the fates of human societies2005

    by Jared M Diamond

    (244,606)

    Summary: Guns, Germs, and Steel is a brilliant work answering the question of why the peoples of certain continents succeeded in invading other continents and conquering or displacing their peoples. This...  more »

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    Call #: 303.4 DIA

    Location: Adult Nonfiction

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  • Collapse : how societies choose to fail or succeed

    Collapse : how societies choose to fail or succeed2005

    by Jared M Diamond

    (54,159)

    Summary: What caused some of the great civilizations of the past to collapse into ruin, and what can we learn from their fates? Diamond weaves an all-encompassing global thesis through a series of...  more »

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    Call #: 304.28 DIA

    Location: Adult Nonfiction

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  • Collapse [CD book] : how societies choose to fail or succeed

    Collapse : how societies choose to fail or succeed2005

    by Jared M. Diamond

    (54,159)

    Summary: Moving from the Polynesian cultures on Easter Island to the flourishing American civilizations of the Anasazi and the Maya and finally to the doomed Viking colony on Greenland, Diamond traces the...  more »

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    Call #: CD BOOK 304.28 DIA

    Location: Adult CD Books Nonfiction

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  • Art In the Barn
    October, 18th, 2019
    5:30pm-8:30pm

    An exhibition of works by local artists, live music, and appetizers, wine, and craft beer are included with the $15 admission to this annual fundraiser for the Johnston Public Library.

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