Sapiens : a brief history of humankind
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New York, New York : Harper, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers, [2015].
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First U.S. edition.
ISBN:
9780062316097, 0062316095
Physical Desc:
443 pages : illustrations (some color), color maps ; 24 cm
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2 copies, 2 people are on the wait list.
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"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 ... 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"--

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General Note
Translation of: Kitsur toldot ha-enoshut.
General Note
This translation "previously published in a slightly different form in Great Britain in 2014 by Harvill Secker"--Title page verso.
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Includes bibliographical references and index.
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"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 ... 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"--,Provided by publisher.
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APA Citation (style guide)

Harari, Y. N. (2015). Sapiens: a brief history of humankind. First U.S. edition. New York, New York: Harper, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers.

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation (style guide)

Harari, Yuval N.. 2015. Sapiens: A Brief History of Humankind. New York, New York: Harper, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers.

Chicago / Turabian - Humanities Citation (style guide)

Harari, Yuval N., Sapiens: A Brief History of Humankind. New York, New York: Harper, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers, 2015.

MLA Citation (style guide)

Harari, Yuval N.. Sapiens: A Brief History of Humankind. First U.S. edition. New York, New York: Harper, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers, 2015. Print.

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