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01/31/2013 07:08 am ET

Savaging Primitives: Why Jared Diamond’s “The World Until Yesterday” Is Completely Wrong - The Daily Beast

Jared Diamond’s new book, The World Until Yesterday, is completely wrong, writes Stephen Corry. Diamond argues that industrialized people (‘modern’) can learn from tribal peoples (‘traditional’) because they show how everyone lived until a few thousand years ago. Corry agrees that ‘we’ can learn from tribes, but counters they represent no more of a throwback to our past than anyone else does.

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