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

By: Harari, Yuval N.
Contributor(s): Purcell, John | Watzman, Haim.
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookCall no.: CB113.H4 H373 2018Publication: New York : Harper Perennial, 2018Edition: 1st Harper Perennial ed.Description: 443, 4 p : ill. (chiefly col.), col. maps.Notes: Reprint. Originally published: New York : HarperCollins, 2015.; Translation of: Kitsur toldot ha-enoshut. 2011. ISBN: 0062316117; 9780062316110.Subject(s): Civilization -- History | Human beings -- History | World history | Chronology, Historical | Technology and civilization -- History
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.
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Reprint. Originally published: New York : HarperCollins, 2015.

Translation of: Kitsur toldot ha-enoshut. 2011.

Includes bibliographical references and index.

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.

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