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Old 08-17-2012, 11:57 AM   #24
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This is a great one. It examines why the civilization developed various ways in different places. How come that Cortez conquered central America? Why did not Montezuma conquer Spain?

Guns, Germs, and Steel: The Fates of Human Societies
book by Jared Diamond


Another interesting book is:
Lies My Teacher Told Me About Christopher Columbus: What Your History Books Got Wrong
book by James W. Loewen
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