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Sapiens: A Brief History of Humankind

Original title:
קיצור תולדות האנושות
Authors:
Yuval Noah Harari (author) and Suzanne Dean (covers)
Language:
English
Original language:
Hebrew
Publisher:
Vintage Books
Category:
History
Publication year:
2014
Original publication year:
2011
ISBN:
978-0-099-59008-8
Pages:
498
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Table of Contents:
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  • Timeline of History

Part One The Cognitive Revolution

  • 1 An Animal of No Significance
  • 2 The Tree of Knowledge
  • 3 A Day in the Life of Adam and Eve
  • 4 The Flood

Part Two The Agricultural Revolution

  • 5 History's Biggest Fraud
  • 6 Building Pyramids
  • 7 Memory Overload
  • 8 There Is No Justice in History

Part Three The Unification of Humankind

  • 9 The Arrow of History
  • 10 The Scent of Money
  • 11 Imperial Visions
  • 12 The Law of Religion
  • 13 The Secret of Success

Part Four The Scientific Revolution

  • 14 The Discovery of Ignorance
  • 15 The Marriage of Science and Empire
  • 16 The Capitalist Creed
  • 17 The Wheels of Industry
  • 18 A Permanent Revolution
  • 19 And They Lived Happily Ever After
  • 20 The End of Homo Sapiens
  • Afterword: The Animal that Became a God
  • Notes
  • Acknowledgements
  • Image Credits
  • Index

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