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Sapiens : a graphic history : the birth of humankind. Volume one

Harari, Yuval N.,, Purcell, John (Translator),, Watzman, Haim,, Vandermeulen, David, 1968-, Casanave, Daniel,, Harari, Yuval N. Graphic novel adaptation of (work): Ḳitsur toldot ha-enoshut. English.,
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First English-language edition, First U.S. edition.

"In this first volume of the full-color illustrated adaptation of his groundbreaking book, renowned historian Yuval Harari tells the story of humankind's creation and evolution, exploring the ways in which biology and history have defined us and enhanced our understanding of what it means to be "human." From examining the role evolving humans have played in the global ecosystem to charting the rise of empires, Sapiens challenges us to reconsider accepted beliefs, connect past developments with contemporary concerns, and view specific events within the context of larger ideas." --Publisher's description.
"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? In this first volume of the full-color illustrated adaptation ofhis groundbreaking book, renowned historian Yuval Harari tells the story of humankind's creation and evolution, exploring the ways in which biology and history have defined us and enhanced our understanding of what it means to be "human." From examining the role evolving humans have played in the global ecosystem to charting the rise of empires, Sapiens challenges us to reconsider accepted beliefs, connect past developments with contemporary concerns, and view specific events within the context of largerideas. Featuring 256 pages of full-color illustrations and easy-to-understand text covering the first part of the full-length original edition, this adaptation of the mind-expanding book furthers the ongoing conversation as it introduces Harari's ideas toa wide new readership." --

Available copies

  • 7 of 14 copies available at Westchester Library System.

Current holds

4 current holds with 14 total copies.
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Shelving Location
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Bronxville Public Library YA GN 909 HAR V.1 (Text)
YA Nonfiction
31004151786410
Available
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Chappaqua Library ADULT GRAPHIC 909 HARARI (Text)
Graphic Book
31005153445731
Available
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Croton Free Library GRAPHIC/909 H V1 (Text)
Graphic Book
31006151811775
On holds shelf
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Irvington Public Library GN 909 H V.1 (Text)
New Nonfiction
31012154467151
On holds shelf
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Larchmont Public Library 909 H V.1 (Text)
Graphic Book
31014152957761
Available
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Mount Kisco Public Library GN 909 H (Text)
Graphic Book
31017151940647
In transit
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Mount Pleasant Public Library 909 H (Text)
Nonfiction
31024153236628
Checked out
10/06/2021
Mount Pleasant Public Library 909 H (Text)
New Book
31024153236669
Checked out
09/25/2021
New Rochelle Public Library 909 H (Text)
Graphic Book
31019156509930
Available
-
Purchase Free Library NEW GRAPHIC 909 H (Text)
New Book
31027150602148
In transit
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Record details

  • ISBN: 9780063051331
  • ISBN: 0063051338
  • ISBN: 9780063055087
  • ISBN: 0063055082
  • Physical Description: 245 pages : color illustrations ; 28 cm
  • Edition: First English-language edition, First U.S. edition.
  • Publisher: New York : Harper, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers, 2020.

Content descriptions

General Note:
Graphic novel adaptation of Sapiens: a brief history of humankind by Yuval N. Harari, translated by John Purcell and Haim Watzman.
Chiefly color illustrations.
Summary, etc.:
"In this first volume of the full-color illustrated adaptation of his groundbreaking book, renowned historian Yuval Harari tells the story of humankind's creation and evolution, exploring the ways in which biology and history have defined us and enhanced our understanding of what it means to be "human." From examining the role evolving humans have played in the global ecosystem to charting the rise of empires, Sapiens challenges us to reconsider accepted beliefs, connect past developments with contemporary concerns, and view specific events within the context of larger ideas." --Publisher's description.
"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? In this first volume of the full-color illustrated adaptation ofhis groundbreaking book, renowned historian Yuval Harari tells the story of humankind's creation and evolution, exploring the ways in which biology and history have defined us and enhanced our understanding of what it means to be "human." From examining the role evolving humans have played in the global ecosystem to charting the rise of empires, Sapiens challenges us to reconsider accepted beliefs, connect past developments with contemporary concerns, and view specific events within the context of largerideas. Featuring 256 pages of full-color illustrations and easy-to-understand text covering the first part of the full-length original edition, this adaptation of the mind-expanding book furthers the ongoing conversation as it introduces Harari's ideas toa wide new readership." -- Provided by publisher.
Language Note:
Translated from the Hebrew.
Subject: Civilization > History > Comic books, strips, etc.
Human beings > History > Comic books, strips, etc.
World history > Comic books, strips, etc.
Chronology, Historical > Comic books, strips, etc.
Technology and civilization > History > Comic books, strips, etc.
Chronology, Historical.
Civilization.
Human beings.
Technology and civilization.
World history.
Genre: Comic books, strips, etc.
Comics (Graphic works)
Graphic novel adaptations.
Historical comics.
History.
Nonfiction comics.
Nonfiction comics.
Historical comics.
Comics (Graphic works)
Graphic novel adaptations.

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