Guns, Germs and Steel: Out of Eden

Oct 12, 2023 | History, Social, Videos

Guns, Germs and Steel is an epic documentary based on the Pulitzer Prize-winning book of the same name by Jared Diamond. The book, which chronicles humanity’s journey over the last 13,000 years, has now been adapted to a three-part docu-series to provide a more immersive experience for viewers.

The documentary attempts to answer some of the most important questions about early human history: why were Europeans able to conquer so much of our planet? Why don’t other societies such as China or the Inca Empire dominate the world? Why did cities first emerge in the Middle East? And why are the tropics now known as the capital of global poverty? By speaking with historians, archeologists and scientists from all over the world, Diamond embarks on a quest to discover how environmental factors play a significant role in shaping society.

The series makes use of stunning high definition digital video footage filmed across four continents along with dramatic reenactments and computer animations that draw viewers into this captivating narrative. Diamond himself even makes several appearances throughout this riveting exploration into our past.

Guns, Germs and Steel is an incredible way to understand how our history has shaped our present reality — and ultimately our future. Get ready for an action-packed journey that will challenge your understanding of human civilization! Don’t miss out on this amazing documentary; it’s definitely worth watching!

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