SAPIENS

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Anglais SAPIENS (édition en anglais)

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100,000 years ago, at least six human species inhabited the earth. Today there is just one. Us. Homo sapiens. How did our species succeed in the battle for dominance? Why did our foraging ancestors come together to create cities and kingdoms? How did we come to believe in gods, nations and human rights; to trust money, books and laws; and to be enslaved by bureaucracy, timetables and consumerism? And what will our world be like in the millennia to come? In Sapiens, Dr Yuval Noah Harari spans the whole of human history, from the very first humans to walk the earth to the radical - and sometimes devastating - breakthroughs of the Cognitive, Agricultural and Scientific Revolutions. Drawing on insights from biology, anthropology, palaeontology and economics, he explores how the currents of history have shaped our human societies, the animals and plants around us, and even our personalities. Have we become happier as history has unfolded? Can we ever free our behaviour from the heritage of our ancestors? And what, if anything, can we do to influence the course of the centuries to come? Bold, wide-ranging and provocative, Sapiens challenges everything we thought we knew about being human: our thoughts, our actions, our power ... and our future.

  • EAN 9780099590088
  • Disponibilité Disponible
  • Nombre de pages 498 Pages
  • Longueur 20 cm
  • Largeur 13 cm
  • Poids 469 g
  • Distributeur Olf

Yuval Noah Harari

Yuval Noah Harari est docteur en Histoire, diplômé de l'Université d'Oxford. Aujourd'hui, il enseigne dans le département d'Histoire de l'université hébraïque de Jérusalem et a remporté le « prix Polonsky pour la Créativité et l'Originalité » en 2009 et en 2012.ÿSes ouvrages Sapiens et Homo Deus sont devenus des phénomènes internationaux : traduits dans près de 40 langues et présents sur toutes les listes de bestsellers à travers le monde.

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