Context with Brad Harris
Join historian Brad Harris to explore how scholars have developed their insights on the rise of the modern world. There are countless great books on this subject, but most people simply don’t have time to read them. Brad Harris distills the wisdom from those works, and contextualizes the authors’ arguments. We all want to navigate toward greater prosperity, and we can argue over politics and values all day in the effort, but unless we understand our historical context our discourse will be bloated with bad assumptions and progress will stall. We owe it to our future to be better historians. Context helps us toward that end.

  
Publisher
Brad Harris, Historian
Website
https://bradharris.com/
Genre
History   Podcasts   Society & Culture   Education  
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Title
Guns, Germs, and Steel, by Jared Diamond
Description

Guns, Germs, and Steel: The Fates of Human Societies was published by Jared Diamond in 1997. It won the Pulitzer Prize in 1998, along with several other awards. The fundamental question that Diamond seeks to answer through this book is, why did history unfold so differently on different continents such that Eurasian societies became so disproportionately influential in creating the modern world? 

You can support Context on Patreon at https://www.patreon.com/context, or through the show's website at https://bradharris.com.

 

Published
2018-06-06 17:50:34 UTC
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