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Jared Mason Diamond is a physiologist, ecologist, and the author of several popular science books. Born in Boston in 1937, Diamond earned his B.A. at Harvard and his Ph.D. from Cambridge. A distinguished teacher and researcher, Diamond is well-known for the columns he contributes to the widely read magazines Natural History and Discover. Diamond's book The Third Chimpanzee: The Evolution and Future of the Human Animal was heralded for its accessibility and for its blending of science and social science. The interdisciplinary Guns, Germs and Steel--Diamond's examination of the relationship between scientific technology and economic disparity--won the 1997 Pulitzer Prize. Diamond has won a McArthur Foundation Fellowship in addition to several smaller awards for his science and writing. (Bowker Author Biography)
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Natural Experiments of History (Editor) 118 copies, 3 reviews
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The Oxford Book of Modern Science Writing (Contributor) 726 copies, 6 reviews
What Evolution Is (Foreword) 683 copies, 3 reviews
The Best American Essays 2004 (Contributor) 276 copies, 1 review
1000 Events That Shaped the World (Foreword) 106 copies, 2 reviews
Guns, Germs, and Steel [2005 TV mini series] (Orignal book) 38 copies, 1 review

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