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Sapiens: A Brief History of Humankind
Yuval Noah Harari
Sapiens: A Brief History of Humankind by Yuval Noah Harari
Synopsis

Sapiens (2015) traces the evolution of our species – from the rise of our most ancient ancestors to our current place in the modern, technological age. How have we, a species of hairless, tailless ape, managed to completely dominate the entire planet? These blinks show you the developments and trends that have allowed Homo sapiens to rise to the top.

Who should read these blinks?
  • People curious about why our species – Homo sapiens – came to rule the world
  • Those who want to know how humans ended up living in a capitalist world community
  • Participants in Mark Zuckerberg’s Year of Books
Who wrote the book?

Yuval Noah Harari works as a professor at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem, and specializes in world and military history. Sapiens is his first international bestseller; it has been translated into 26 languages.

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