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Sapiens : a brief history of humankind / Yuval Noah Harari.

Harari, Yuval N., (author.).

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  • 11 of 17 copies available at SC LENDS.

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Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
AHJ - Hardeeville Branch 909 HAR (Text) 30365101052224 Adult Non-Fiction Available -
Anderson - Anderson Main Library 909 Harari Yuval (Text) 22960000964964 Adult Non-Fiction Checked out 04/15/2021
Anderson - Powdersville Branch 909 Harari Yuval (Text) 27377845 Adult Non-Fiction Checked out 04/29/2021
Beaufort - Bluffton Branch 301 HAR (Text) 0530010859235 Adult Non-Fiction Expired Hold -
Beaufort - Hilton Head Branch 301 HAR (Text) 0530006187298 Adult Non-Fiction Checked out 05/11/2021
Beaufort - St. Helena Branch 301 HAR (Text) 0530006028013 Adult Non-Fiction Available -
Chester - Great Falls Branch 909 HAR (Text) 35301003209468 Adult Non-Fiction Available -
Chester - Main Library 909 HAR (Text) 35301003245447 Adult Non-Fiction Available -
Colleton - Main Library 909 Harari, Yuval (Text) 3010294515 Adult Non-Fiction Expired Hold -
Colleton - Main Library 909 Harari, Yuval (Text) 3010304221 Adult Non-Fiction Available -
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Record details

  • ISBN: 9780062316097
  • ISBN: 0062316095
  • ISBN: 9780062316110
  • ISBN: 0062316117
  • Physical Description: 443 pages : illustrations, map ; 24 cm
  • Edition: First U.S. edition.
  • Publisher: New York : Harper, [2015]

Content descriptions

General Note:
First published in Hebrew in Israel in 2011 by Kinneret, Mora-Bitan, Dvir as "Ḳitsur toldot ha-enoshut". Translated by the author, with the help of John Purcell and Haim Watzman.
Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Formatted Contents Note:
Timeline of history -- Part I. The cognitive revolution : An animal of no significance -- The tree of knowledge -- A day in the life of Adam and Eve -- The flood -- Part II. The agricultural revolution : History's biggest fraud -- Building pyramids -- Memory overload -- There is no justice in history -- Part III. The unification of humankind : The arrow of history -- The scent of money -- Imperial visions -- The law of religion -- The secret of success -- Part 4. 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.
Summary, etc.:
"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 highly original book that begins about 70,000 years ago with the appearance of modern cognition." -- publisher.
Subject: Human beings > Physical anthropology.
Human beings > History.
Human beings > Zoology.
Civilization > History.
Human beings > Anthropology.
World history.
Chronology, Historical.
Technology and civilization > History.
SCIENCE / Life Sciences / Evolution.
SCIENCE / Life Sciences / General.
SCIENCE / General.

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