Guns, Germs and Steel

Based on Jared Diamond’s Pulitzer Prize-winning book, this series traces humanity’s journey over the last 13,000 years - from the dawn of farming to the realities of life in the 21st century.

Peeling back the layers of history, Guns Germs and Steel exposes the great forces that have shaped human history over the last 10,000 years.

Production Information

Broadcaster: Nat Geo & Channel 4 & PBS

TX Date: July 2005

Format: 3 x 60

Website: PBS - Guns, Germs and Steel

Executive Producer(s):

Richard Bradley


Jared Diamond