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Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Covington Branch 909 H254s 2015 (Text) 33126022213163 Adult Nonfiction Checked out 10/31/2019
Erlanger Branch 909 H254s 2015 (Text) 33126020350561 Adult Nonfiction Checked out 10/24/2019
Erlanger Branch 909 H254s 2015 (Text) 33126022213171 Adult Nonfiction In transit -
Wm. E. Durr Branch 909 H254s 2015 (Text) 33126020350488 Adult Nonfiction Checked out 10/27/2019
Wm. E. Durr Branch 909 H254s 2015 (Text) 33126022213205 Adult Nonfiction Checked out 10/30/2019

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  • ISBN: 0062316109 (ebk.)
  • ISBN: 9780062316103 (ebk.)
  • ISBN: 0062316117 (pbk.)
  • ISBN: 9780062316110 (pbk.)
  • ISBN: 0062316095 (hbk.)
  • ISBN: 9780062316097 (hbk.)
  • Physical Description: 443 pages : illustrations, maps ; 24 cm
  • Edition: First U.S. edition.
  • Publisher: New York, NY : Harper, 2015.

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General Note: First published in Hebrew in Israel in 2011 [as Kitsur toldot ha-enoshut] by Kinneret, Mora-Bitan, Dvir.--Title page verso.
"Translated by the author, with the help of John Purcell and Haim Watzman"--Title page verso.
Bibliography, etc. Note: Includes bibliographical references (pages 417-428) and index.
Formatted Contents Note: Timeline of history -- The cognitive revolution. An animal of no significance ; The tree of knowledge ; A day in the life of Adam and Eve ; The flood -- The agricultural revolution. History's biggest fraud ; Building pyramids ; Memory overload ; There is no justice in history -- The unification of humankind. The arrow of history ; The scent of money ; Imperial visions ; The law of religion ; The secret of success -- 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.
Summary, etc.: "One hundred thousand years ago, at least six different species of humans inhabited Earth. Yet today there is only one--homo sapiens. What happened to the others? And what may happen to us? 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 that begins about 70,000 years ago with the appearance of modern cognition."--
Subject: Technology and civilization History
Chronology, Historical
World history
Human beings History
Civilization History
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