So much to read, so little time? This brief overview of Sapiens: A Brief History of Humankind tells you what you need to know—before or after you read Yuval Noah Harari’s book.
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This short summary and analysis of Sapiens includes: Historical contextChapter-by-chapter overviewsCharacter profilesDetailed timeline of key eventsImportant quotesFascinating triviaGlossary of termsSupporting material to enhance your understanding of the original workAbout Sapiens: A Brief History of Humankind by Yuval Noah Harari:
Sapiens is a wide-ranging account of human history that upends the conventional wisdom about our species with novel, even startling, theories about how we developed and where we’re headed.
The bestselling book Sapiens takes the reader from humanity’s remote origins in East Africa; through its spread to societies and empires around the world; and finally to the present, when Sapiens as we know them may be about to disappear. Throughout this journey, Homo Deus author Yuval Noah Harari offers new insights into the importance of language, imagination, and even ignorance in the development of human history.
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