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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
A narrative history of humanity's creation and evolution explores how biology and history have defined understandings of what it means to be human, detailing the role of modern cognition in shaping the ecosystem, civilizations and more
Member of
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Harari, Yuval N
Dewey number
909
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
LC call number
CB113.H4
LC item number
H3713 2015
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
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 417-428) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
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
24 cm
Edition
First U.S. edition
Extent
443 pages
Isbn
9780062316097
Isbn Type
: HRD
Lccn
2014028418
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Other physical details
illustrations, maps, some color
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocm896791508
  • (OCoLC)896791508
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
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 417-428) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
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
24 cm
Edition
First U.S. edition
Extent
443 pages
Isbn
9780062316097
Isbn Type
: HRD
Lccn
2014028418
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Other physical details
illustrations, maps, some color
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocm896791508
  • (OCoLC)896791508

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