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Guns, Germs, and Steel: The Fates of Human Societies Paperback – March 7, 2017

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  • Paperback: 528 pages
  • Publisher: W. W. Norton & Company; 1 edition (March 7, 2017)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0393354326
  • ISBN-13: 978-0393354324
  • Product Dimensions: 6.1 x 1.4 x 9.2 inches
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