- May 2008
I can't recommend Victor Davis Hanson's Carnage and Culture enough after reading Guns Germs & Steel. It's pretty much the antidote to the geographical determinism angle of why Westerners project power disproportionate to their numbers.Guns, Germs, and Steel
While clearly full of mistakes and oversimplifications it was a marvelous effort to bring some order to history. Instead of just a clarification of disparate evens it proposed answers to the why questions historians are often forbidden to address.
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