Sapiens : A Brief History of Humankind

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Discover humanity's past and its future in this in this special e-book collection featuring Sapiens--a reading pick of President Barack Obama, Bill Gates, and Mark Zuckerberg--and its acclaimed companion Homo more

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  • Paperback | 464 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 29mm | 295g
  • United States
  • English
  • Reprint
  • color throughout; 27 photos, 6 maps, 25 illustrations/diagrams
  • 0062316117
  • 9780062316110
  • 913,074

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-Yuval Noah Harari's full-throated review of our species may have been blurbed by Jared Diamond, but Harari's conclusions are at once balder and less tendentious than that of his famous colleague.---New York magazineshow more

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"[I]nteresting and provocative...It gives you a sense of perspective on how briefly we've been on this earth, how short things like agriculture and science have been around, and why it makes sense for us to not take them for granted." President Barack Obamashow more

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