A fun, engaging look at early human history!
Author: Yuval Noah Harari
Summary:What does it mean to be human? Sapiens tells a thrilling account of two and half million years of human evolution as we process from insignificant apes to rulers of the world. Going back to 100,000 years ago, there was at least six types of human species that had inhabited the planet, today there is just one, Homo sapiens (us).
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Really insightful book, that blew me a way in a subject I clearly had no idea about! Highly recommend!
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