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Sapiens : a brief history of mankind /

by Harari, Yuval N; Purcell, John; Watzman, Haim.
Type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: London : Vintage Books, [2015]Description: x, 498 p. : ill., maps, facsimiles ; 20 cm.ISBN: 9780099590088.Uniform titles: Ḳitsur toldot ha-enoshut. English.Subject(s): Chronology, Historical | Civilization -- History | Cognition and culture | Technology and civilization -- History | World history | Human beings -- History
Contents:
Part 1: The cognitive revolution. An animal of no significance ; The tree of knowledge ; A day in the life of Adam and Eve ; The flood -- Part 2: The agricultural revolution. History's biggest fraud ; Building pyramids ; Memory overload ; There is no justice in history -- Part 3: 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
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"First published by Harvill Secker in 2014"--Title page verso

"First published in Hebrew in Israel in 2011 by Kinneret, Zmora-Bitan, Dvir"--Title verso

Includes bibliographical references (pages 467-480) and index.

Part 1: The cognitive revolution. An animal of no significance ; The tree of knowledge ; A day in the life of Adam and Eve ; The flood -- Part 2: The agricultural revolution. History's biggest fraud ; Building pyramids ; Memory overload ; There is no justice in history -- Part 3: 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

Translated from the Hebrew

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