Sapiens: A Graphic History, Volume 1: The Birth Of Humankind

byYuval Noah HarariIllustratorDaniel Casanave

October 27, 2020|
Sapiens: A Graphic History, Volume 1: The Birth Of Humankind by Yuval Noah Harari
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Volume one of the epic, beautifully illustrated graphic history of humankind, based on Yuval Noah Harari''s internationally bestselling phenomenon
In a world deluged by irrelevant information, clarity is power. How can we see the big picture without getting caught up in an infinity of little details? One way is to step back, to look at the really big picture: the entire history of the human species. Sapiens: A Graphic History, The Birth of Humankind is the story of how an insignificant ape became the ruler of planet Earth, capable of splitting the atom, flying to the Moon, and manipulating the genetic code of life.
With Yuval Noah Harari as your guide, and accompanied by characters like Prehistoric Bill, Dr. Fiction, and Detective Lopez, you are invited to take a ride on the wild side of history. The graphic format offers readers a new intellectual and artistic exploration of the past. Human evolution is reimagined as a tacky reality TV show. The first encounter between Sapiens and Neanderthals is explored through the masterpieces of modern art. The extinction of the mammoths and saber-toothed tigers is retold as a "whodunit" movie. Sapiens: A Graphic History is a radical, and radically fun, retelling of the story of humankind, bursting with wit, humor, and colorful characters. If you want to know why we are all trapped inside the dreams of dead people—read this book.
DR. YUVAL NOAH HARARI is a bestselling historian and philosopher who is considered one of the world’s most influential public intellectuals today. His popular books have sold 27 million copies and have been recommended by Barack Obama, Chris Evans, Janelle Monáe, Bill Gates, and many others. Harari has a PhD in histor...
Title:Sapiens: A Graphic History, Volume 1: The Birth Of Humankind
Product dimensions:248 pages, 10.83 X 8.13 X 0.78 in
Shipping dimensions:248 pages, 10.83 X 8.13 X 0.78 in
Published:October 27, 2020
Publisher:McClelland & Stewart
Appropriate for ages:All ages
ISBN - 13:9780771038747

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