Sapiens: A Brief History of Humankind

 350 999

512 pages

From-a-renowned-historian-comes-a-groundbreaking-narrative-of-humanity’s-creation-and-evolution—a-#1-international-bestseller—that-explores-the-ways-in-which-biology-and-history-have-defined-us-and-enhanced-our-understanding-of-what-it-means-to-be-“human.

From-a-renowned-historian-comes-a-groundbreaking-narrative-of-humanity’s-creation-and-evolution—a-#1-international-bestseller—that-explores-the-ways-in-which-biology-and-history-have-defined-us-and-enhanced-our-understanding-of-what-it-means-to-be-“human.”-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-70,000-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?-Featuring-27-photographs,-6-maps,-and-25-illustrations/diagrams,-this-provocative-and-insightful-work-is-sure-to-spark-debate-and-is-essential-reading-for-aficionados-of-Jared-Diamond,-James-Gleick,-Matt-Ridley,-Robert-Wright,-and-Sharon-Moalem.

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