why did all those ingredients of conquest arise in western Eurasia, and arise elsewhere only to a lesser degree or not at all?
Note: The most important question.
Papua New Guinea, as Yali’s nation is now called, was at that time still administered by Australia as a mandate of the United Nations, but independence was in the air. Yali explained to me his role in getting local people to prepare for self-government.
Note: It is very interesting.
Two centuries ago, all New Guineans were still “living in the Stone Age.” That is, they still used stone tools similar to those superseded in Europe by metal tools thousands of years ago, and they dwelt in villages not organized under any centralized political authority.
Note: I would like to know why they are.
Note: This is a keyword to understand.