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

Agriculture's Mixed Blessings/How Agriculture Differentiated

Episode 4 | 49m 20s | Video has closed captioning.

Nothing changed human history more than the birth of agriculture, giving us culture and civilization. But this unique feature of our species, absent in our nearest animal relatives, also brought health and social problems. In this installment of his lectures examining how we became human, Jared Diamond reveals agriculture's influence on our development over the last 11,000 years.

Aired: 02/15/19

Expired: 12/31/21

Rating: TV-G

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Distributed nationally by American Public Television