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The Resource Sapiens : a brief history of humankind, Yuval Noah Harari ; translated by the author, with the help of John Purcell and Haim Watzman

Sapiens : a brief history of humankind, Yuval Noah Harari ; translated by the author, with the help of John Purcell and Haim Watzman

Label
Sapiens : a brief history of humankind
Title
Sapiens
Title remainder
a brief history of humankind
Statement of responsibility
Yuval Noah Harari ; translated by the author, with the help of John Purcell and Haim Watzman
Creator
Author
Translator
Subject
Language
  • eng
  • heb
  • eng
Summary
"One hundred thousand years ago, at least six human species inhabited the earth. Today there is just one. Us. Homo sapiens... Professor Yuval Noah Harari spans the whole of human history, form the very first humans to walk the earth to the radical--and sometimes devastating--breakthroughs of the cognitive, agricultural, and scientific revolutions. Drawing on insights from biology, anthropology, paleontology, and economics, and incorporating full-color illustrations throughout the text, Harari explores how the currents of history have shaped our human societies, the animals and plants around us, and even our personalities... Sapiens integrates history and science to challenge everything we thought we knew about being human: our thoughts, our actions, our heritage ... and our future."--Page 2 of cover
Member of
Cataloging source
YDXCP
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Harari, Yuval N
Dewey number
909
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
CB113.H4
LC item number
H3713 2018
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Civilization
  • Human beings
  • World history
  • Chronology, Historical
  • Technology and civilization
Target audience
adult
Label
Sapiens : a brief history of humankind, Yuval Noah Harari ; translated by the author, with the help of John Purcell and Haim Watzman
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Note
  • Translation statement from title page verso
  • "First published in Hebrew in Israel in 2011 by Kinneret, Zmora-Bitan, Dvir"--Title page verso
  • Previously published in English in hardcover in 2015
  • Includes P.S. insights, interviews & more section at end of book
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Timeline of history -- Part One : The cognitive revolution. An animal of no significance ; The tree of knowledge ; A day in the life of Adam and Eve ; The flood -- Part Two. The agricultural revolution. History's biggest fraud ; Building pyramids ; Memory overload ; There is no justice in history -- Part Three. The unification of humankind. The arrow of history ; The scent of money ; Imperial visions ; The law of religion ; The secret of success -- Part Four. The scientific revolution. The discovery of ignorance ; The marriage of science and empire ; The capitalist creed ; The wheels of industry ; A permanent revolution ; And they lived happily ever after ; The end of Homo sapiens -- Afterword : The animal that became a god
Dimensions
23 cm
Edition
First Harper Perennial edition.
Extent
443 pages, 4 pages
Isbn
9780062316110
Isbn Type
: PAP
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations (chiefly color)
System control number
  • (OCoLC)904576078
  • (OCoLC)904576078
  • 1974737
  • 2027296
  • (OCoLC)904576078
  • (OCoLC)904576078
  • 1974737
  • 3960619
  • 2027296
  • (OCoLC)904576078
  • (OCoLC)904576078
  • 1974737
  • (OCoLC)904576078
  • (OCoLC)904576078
  • 1974737
  • 3960619
Label
Sapiens : a brief history of humankind, Yuval Noah Harari ; translated by the author, with the help of John Purcell and Haim Watzman
Publication
Copyright
Note
  • Translation statement from title page verso
  • "First published in Hebrew in Israel in 2011 by Kinneret, Zmora-Bitan, Dvir"--Title page verso
  • Previously published in English in hardcover in 2015
  • Includes P.S. insights, interviews & more section at end of book
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Timeline of history -- Part One : The cognitive revolution. An animal of no significance ; The tree of knowledge ; A day in the life of Adam and Eve ; The flood -- Part Two. The agricultural revolution. History's biggest fraud ; Building pyramids ; Memory overload ; There is no justice in history -- Part Three. The unification of humankind. The arrow of history ; The scent of money ; Imperial visions ; The law of religion ; The secret of success -- Part Four. The scientific revolution. The discovery of ignorance ; The marriage of science and empire ; The capitalist creed ; The wheels of industry ; A permanent revolution ; And they lived happily ever after ; The end of Homo sapiens -- Afterword : The animal that became a god
Dimensions
23 cm
Edition
First Harper Perennial edition.
Extent
443 pages, 4 pages
Isbn
9780062316110
Isbn Type
: PAP
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations (chiefly color)
System control number
  • (OCoLC)904576078
  • (OCoLC)904576078
  • 1974737
  • 2027296
  • (OCoLC)904576078
  • (OCoLC)904576078
  • 1974737
  • 3960619
  • 2027296
  • (OCoLC)904576078
  • (OCoLC)904576078
  • 1974737
  • (OCoLC)904576078
  • (OCoLC)904576078
  • 1974737
  • 3960619

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