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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

  • 5 of 15 copies available at Westchester Library System.

Current holds

3 current holds with 15 total copies.
Location Call Number /
Shelving Location
Barcode Status /
Due Date
Purchase Free Library NEW GRAPHIC 909 H (Text)
New Book
31027150602148
On holds shelf
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Purchase Free Library NEW GRAPHIC 909 HAR (Text)
Graphic Book
31027150600449
In transit
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Warner Library 909 H (Text)
Nonfiction
31033152216291
Checked out
02/01/2022
White Plains Public Library 909 H (Text)
Graphic Book
31544201072196
Available
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Yonkers Grinton I. Will Library YA GRAPHIC 909 H (Text)
YA Graphic Book
31035161039069
Checked out
01/26/2022
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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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