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Treatment of the Elderly

Pulitzer Prize-winning author Jared Diamond asks what traditional societies can teach us about dealing with our ageing populations? Read by Crawford Logan. From March 2013.

Treatment of the elderly.

Extract from the Pulitzer Prize-winning author Jared Diamond's new book which suggests that traditional societies offer us a window onto how our ancestors lived for millions of years - until virtually yesterday, in evolutionary terms - and can provide unique, often overlooked insights into human nature.

Read by Crawford Logan.

Abridged by Robin Brooks.

Produced by Kirsteen Cameron.

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