Jared Diamond: We have much to learn from traditional societies - video

From Global development | The Guardian Mon Feb 11 2013, 06:30:00

Jared Diamond, author of The World Until Yesterday, argues that tribal societies provide lessons for developed countries in everything from childcare, justice and care for old people. Drawing on his decades of fieldwork with tribes in the New Guinea islands he explains how his own attitudes have been changed - especially to risk taking

Phil Maynard

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