• Title English : Sapiens: A brief history of humanity
• Author : Yuval Noah Harari and Pierre-Emmanuel Dauzat
• Pages : 512 Sheet
• Publisher : Albin Michel (September 2, 2015)
• Collection : A.M. HORS COLL
• ISBN-10 : 2226257012
• ISBN-13 : 978-2226257017
• Product Dimensions : 17,2 x 4 x 24,6 cm
• Format Kindle : Epub, PDF, eBook and Mobipocket
• Price : €
• Rating : ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐ 8/10
♦ Description : “Recommended by Mark Zuckerberg Yuval’s latest essay Noah Harari is a worldwide bestseller. From the Stone Age to Silicon Valley, at the crossroads of science and philosophy, ”
Sapiens “questions the global history of humanity at a breathtaking pace.
Here is a cobblestone five hundred pages out in September, but that would have made an excellent polar summer. A brilliant work of popularization and a necessary warning on the become of humanity. –The World of Religions
The Homo Sapiens will be the star of the literary reentry since it has imposed itself by its ability to fiction, thus to create mythological stories, gods, laws, network … 100,000 years ago, the Earth was inhabited by at least six different species of hominids. Only one survived. We Homo sapiens.
How did our species manage to dominate the planet? Why did our ancestors join forces to create cities and kingdoms? How did we come to create the concepts of religion, nation, human rights? To depend on money, books and laws? To become slaves of bureaucracy, schedules, mass consumption? And what will our world look like in the coming millennium?
Real phenomenon of edition, translated in thirty languages, Sapiens is a bold book, scholar and provocateur. Professor of History at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Yuval Noah Harari mixes history and science to question everything we thought we knew about humanity: our thoughts, our actions, our heritage … and our future.
“Sapiens has quickly established itself around the world because it addresses the greatest issues of modern history in a clear and precise language. Jared Diamond, Pulitzer Prize, author of Collapse.”
“Yuval Noah Harari – is professor of history and author of the international bestseller “Sapiens: A Brief History of Humanity”. He is currently teaching at the Department of History of the Hebrew University of Jerusalem.
Harari, a Jewish Mizrahim of origin, was born in Israel to Lebanese parents. He first specialized in medieval and military history and obtained his doctorate at Oxford University in 2002. Since then, he has published numerous books and articles, including “Special Operations in the Age of Chivalry 1100-1550”, “The Ultimate Experience: Battlefield Revelations and the Making of Modern War Culture”, “The Concept of” Decisive Battles “in World History” and “Armchairs, Coffee and Authority: Eye-Witnesses and Flesh-Speakers Speak About War, 1100-2000 “.
His most recent book is entitled “Sapiens: A Brief History of Humanity”. First published in Hebrew under the title “A brief history of humanity”, it was later translated into nearly 30 languages. The book traces the entire history of humanity, from the evolution of Homo Sapiens to the Stone Age to the political and technological revolutions of the twenty-first century. Sapiens has become a bestseller in Israel. It aroused the interest of academics as well as the general public and quickly made Harari a celebrity.
Videos posted on Youtube from Harari’s Hebrew lectures on world history have been viewed by tens of thousands of Internet users in Israel. Harari also offers a series of free online courses in English called “A Brief History of Humankind”. More than 100,000 people around the world are already registered. Finally Harari was able to make himself known worldwide through his Ted talks.
A doctor of history, Yuval Noah Harari, 39, a graduate of Oxford University, teaches in the History Department of the Hebrew University of Jerusalem. 65,000 people subscribe to its online course A brief history of humanity. In 2012, he received the Polonsky Prize, which rewards the creativity and originality of the works of Human Sciences.”
“Pierre-Emmanuel Dauzat – is the author of a dozen essays on the formation of Christian thought and translated several thousand pages of history, testimonies and various works, literary, philosophical, theological close to twenty languages. He is the author of more than 300 translations published under his name or various pseudonyms.
His personal work is devoted to the origins of Christian thought, its metamorphoses and dead ends. From “Suicide of Christ” to “Christian Nihilism”, then to “Fathers of their mother”. Essay on the spirit of contradiction among the Fathers of the Church “and” The Sexes of Christ “.
He is also the author of numerous editions of classical texts (Pliny the Elder, Seneca, n Lucien of Samosate, Tertullian, John Donne) and many prefaces of devoted or modern writers (Quarantotti-Gambini, Ernst Wiechert, Scepanovic Ingeborg Bachmann, but also Cécile Ladjali, Jean-Pierre Thiercelin and Edouard de Pazzi.
Translator of major works (Schumpeter, Edgard Wind, Landes, Freud, Jones, Steiner, Haskell, Figs, Judt, Bachmann, Cantarella, Diamond, Kershaw, Plath, etc.) and of various languages (including Biblical Hebrew, Latin, ancient Greek, but also Indonesian and Urdu).”