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The Diamond gun

J. R. Roberts

The Diamond gun

by J. R. Roberts

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Published by Charter Books/Berkley Pub. Group in New York .
Written in English


Edition Notes

StatementJ.R. Roberts
SeriesThe Gunsmith -- 52
ContributionsCopyright Paperback Collection (Library of Congress)
Classifications
LC ClassificationsCPB Box no. 1176 vol. 21
The Physical Object
Pagination185 p. ;
Number of Pages185
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24514371M
LC Control Number98814780
OCLC/WorldCa13894681

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GUNS. GERMS AND STEEL THE FATES OF HUMAN SOCIETIES. Jared Diamond. Norton & Company New York. London. Diamond tells us that the impetus for the book came from a native New Guinea friend, Yali, who asked him, "Why is it that you white people developed so much cargo and brought it to New Guinea, but we black people had little cargo of our own?'' The long and short of.

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