Sapiens: A Brief History of Humankind

Sapiens: A Brief History of Humankind

100,000 years ago, at least six human species inhabited the earth. Today there is just one. Us. Homo sapiens. How did our species succeed in the battle for dominance? Why did our foraging ancestors come together to create cities and kingdoms? How did we come to believe in gods, nations and human rights; to trust money, books and laws; and to be enslaved by bureaucracy, 100,000 years ago, at least six human species inhabited the earth. Today there is just one. Us. Homo sapiens. How did...

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Title:Sapiens: A Brief History of Humankind
Author:Yuval Noah Harari
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Genres:Nonfiction
ISBN:קיצור תולדות האנושות‎, [Ḳitsur toldot ha-enoshut]
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Ellen Fetu It is cleverly written. Plenty of factual knowledge along with interesting bits about people and history. I can only read so much every week…it is…moreIt is cleverly written. Plenty of factual knowledge along with interesting bits about people and history. I can only read so much every week…it is heavy for the non-academic. I think those who are raving about it are in this field of social and cultural anthropology. It's a huge undertaking on the part of the author and he is clearly competent. I WILL get through it…although have read a few other books on the side to survive! (less)
Jerry It is now available in English via Amazon with title Sapiens. I took his Coursera on line class based on book and was amazed.…moreIt is now available in English via Amazon with title Sapiens. I took his Coursera on line class based on book and was amazed. (less)

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Edition Language:English
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