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Sapiens: A Brief History of Humankind
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Bibliographic Detail
Publisher Vintage Uk
Publication date September 4, 2014
Pages 443
Binding Hardcover
Book category Adult Non-Fiction
ISBN-13 9781846558238
ISBN-10 1846558239
Dimensions 1.50 by 6.50 by 9.75 in.
Weight 2.60 lbs.
Availability§ Publisher Out of Stock
Published in Great Britain
Original list price $40.85
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Summaries and Reviews description: Product Description: One hundred thousand years ago, at least six different species of humans inhabited Earth. Yet today there is only one: Homo sapiens. What happened to the others? And what may happen to us?Most books about the history of humanity pursue either a historical or a biological approach, but Dr. Yuval Noah Harari breaks the mold with this highly original book that begins about seventy thousand years ago with the appearance of modern cognition. From examining the role evolving humans have played in the global ecosystem to charting the rise of empires, Sapiens integrates history and science to reconsider accepted narratives, connect past developments with contemporary concerns, and examine specific events within the context of larger ideas.Dr. Harari also compels us to look ahead, because over the last few decades humans have begun to bend laws of natural selection that have governed life for the past four billion years. We are acquiring the ability to design not only the world around us, but also ourselves. Where is this leading us, and what do we want to become?

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from Vintage Uk (September 4, 2014)
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With Derek Perkins (other contributor) | Unabridged edition from Tantor Media Inc (February 10, 2015)
9781494506902 | details & prices | 6.50 × 5.50 × 1.25 in. | 0.70 lbs | List price $44.99
About: One hundred thousand years ago, at least six human species inhabited the earth.

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