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1) Summarize in 2-3 paragraphs the central question the film (Guns Germs And Steel) addresses.
2) What predictors of the geographic distribution of ethnic groups are mentioned in the film? Specifically, what claims are made about the east-west versus north-south expansions?
3) Make an educated guess in what contexts Diamond’s hypothesis of geographic determinism figures in areal linguistic research?
link to part 1 of the film on youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=i885hopsw6E&t=2s