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NHK SPECIAL - Jared Diamond's Rise of the Third Chimpanzee

The NHK SPECIAL: JARED DIAMOND'S RISE OF THE THIRD CHIMPANZEE is a series of lectures featuring Jared Diamond — a UCLA professor and the Pulitzer Prize-winning author of Guns, Germs, and Steel: The Fates of Human Socieities— who traces the footsteps of humanity, from the apes to the challenges of today.

Episodes

Season 1
Episode 6
Jared Diamond explores how mass extinctions of the past and the collapse of civilizations...
Season 1
Episode 5
This time he discusses space exploration and the discovery of habitable extrasolar...
Season 1
Episode 4
Nothing changed human history more than the birth of agriculture, giving us culture and...
Season 1
Episode 3
Why do humans live in monogamous couples, sharing parenting responsibilities? What does...
Season 1
Episode 2
What makes us human? In this episode Jared Diamond reveals the biological origins of...
Season 1
Episode 1
Presented from the Los Angeles Zoo, the first episode explores how we share 98.4% of our...


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The NHK SPECIAL: JARED DIAMOND'S RISE OF THE THIRD CHIMPANZEE is a series of lectures.