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The Resource Sapiens : A Brief History of Humankind., Yuval Noah Harari, (downloadable audiobook)

Sapiens : A Brief History of Humankind., Yuval Noah Harari, (downloadable audiobook)

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Sapiens : A Brief History of Humankind.
Title
Sapiens
Title remainder
A Brief History of Humankind.
Statement of responsibility
Yuval Noah Harari
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Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
From a renowned historian comes a groundbreaking narrative of humanity's creation and evolution—a #1 international bestseller—that explores the ways in which biology and history have defined us and enhanced our understanding of what it means to be "human."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. From examining the role evolving humans have played in the global ecosystem to charting the rise of empires, Sapiens integrates history and science to reconsider accepted narratives, connect past developments with contemporary concerns, and examine specific events within the context of larger ideas.Dr. Harari also compels us to look ahead, because over the last few decades humans have begun to bend laws of natural selection that have governed life for the past four billion years. We are acquiring the ability to design not only the world around us, but also ourselves. Where is this leading us, and what do we want to become?This provocative and insightful work is sure to spark debate and is essential for aficionados of Jared Diamond, James Gleick, Matt Ridley, Robert Wright, and Sharon Moalem
Accompanying matter
technical information on music
Cataloging source
TEFOD
PerformerNote
Narrator: Derek Perkins
Target audience
adult
Label
Sapiens : A Brief History of Humankind., Yuval Noah Harari, (downloadable audiobook)
Link
http://link.overdrive.com/?websiteID=100337&titleID=3255516
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Publication
Note
Unabridged
Capture and storage technique
digital storage
Carrier category
online resource
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cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Configuration of playback channels
stereophonic
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spoken word
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spw
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
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ocm00807484e0-6f0d-42a6-b976-0546afed02dd
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unknown
Edition
Unabridged.
Extent
1 sound file
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
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not applicable
Isbn
9780062796233
Isbn Type
(sound recording)
Media category
  • audio
  • computer
Media MARC source
  • rdamedia
  • rdamedia
Media type code
  • s
  • c
Other physical details
digital
Sound
sound
Special playback characteristics
digital recording
Specific material designation
  • remote
  • other
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unknown
Stock number
807484E0-6F0D-42A6-B976-0546AFED02DD
System details
  • Requires OverDrive app 3.0 (Windows) / 1.0 (Mac) / 1.0 (Windows Mobile)
  • Format: OverDrive Listen
  • Format: OverDrive MP3 Audiobook
  • Mode of access: World Wide Web
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not applicable
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not applicable
Label
Sapiens : A Brief History of Humankind., Yuval Noah Harari, (downloadable audiobook)
Link
http://link.overdrive.com/?websiteID=100337&titleID=3255516
Publication
Note
Unabridged
Capture and storage technique
digital storage
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Configuration of playback channels
stereophonic
Content category
spoken word
Content type code
spw
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ocm00807484e0-6f0d-42a6-b976-0546afed02dd
Dimensions
unknown
Edition
Unabridged.
Extent
1 sound file
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
Isbn
9780062796233
Isbn Type
(sound recording)
Media category
  • audio
  • computer
Media MARC source
  • rdamedia
  • rdamedia
Media type code
  • s
  • c
Other physical details
digital
Sound
sound
Special playback characteristics
digital recording
Specific material designation
  • remote
  • other
Speed
unknown
Stock number
807484E0-6F0D-42A6-B976-0546AFED02DD
System details
  • Requires OverDrive app 3.0 (Windows) / 1.0 (Mac) / 1.0 (Windows Mobile)
  • Format: OverDrive Listen
  • Format: OverDrive MP3 Audiobook
  • Mode of access: World Wide Web
Tape configuration
not applicable
Tape width
not applicable

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