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How come European countries have been so relevant despite being

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How come European countries have been so relevant despite being so small?
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Gun, Germs, and Steel
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>>298343
Population density, natural borders, lots of navigable fresh water, industrial fuel and resources.
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>>298343
Most of that land is barely habitable

t. Proud Texan
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>>298498
Yeah, California is a lot better. A better comparison to France too because, you know, they grow grapes for wine and shit.
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>>298347
Jared Diamond pls go.
You're not a historian.
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>>298343
France has three times the population of Texas. When you have high population density, people start competing for resources.
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That is not to scale at all.
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>>298566
Also I just realized
>I've had to drive from Houston to Amarillo and that's almost exactly as far as Turin to London
Holy shit
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>>298343
The GDP of California and Texas is not far behind from the UK and France though.
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>>298523
You ever driven up the 5? Plenty of non lived on land here too.
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>>298693
Have you smelled the French? Large swathes of France are pretty uninhabitable too.

[spoiler]I kid, I kid.[/spoiler]
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