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  • Sapiens

  • A Brief History of Humankind
  • By: Yuval Noah Harari
  • Narrated by: Derek Perkins
  • Length: 15 hrs and 17 mins
  • Unabridged
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    4.5 out of 5 stars 18,285
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    5 out of 5 stars 16,129
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    4.5 out of 5 stars 16,040

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. 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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  • Take the Negative Reviews w/ a Grain of Salt

  • By Gabriel on 08-29-18

A very interesting perspective of history.

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Reviewed: 11-07-18

I read many reviews about the second part of the book criticizing the second half of it. Nonetheless the book provides an objective perspective of our economical, social and political evolution throughout history. Evidently there are plenty controversial things in our history we may not want to talk about. We as humans are full of contradictions; as our history has shown. Hope you enjoy it too!

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