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  • Summary of Sapiens: A Brief History of Humankind

  • By: Book Notes
  • Narrated by: Rebecca L Lonardo
  • Length: 1 hr and 58 mins
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  • 5.0 out of 5 stars (72 ratings)

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Summary of Sapiens: A Brief History of Humankind

Disclaimer: This book is a general overview of Sapiens: A Brief History of Humankind. It is intended to be listened to as a companionship to the original audiobook, provide a general overview of the contents and concepts within it, and make studying the book less confusing. This summary is not affiliated with the writer or publisher of Sapiens in any way. 

(Disclaimer: This is NOT the original book. If you’re looking for the original book, it is available from Amazon and Audible.)

The history of humankind:

Written by Yuval Noah Harari, Sapiens: A Brief History of Humankind explores the cultural evolution of Homo sapiens throughout the ages. It begins with early man, several species under the Homo genus, and continues chronologically through the ages. Harari’s explanations of human biology, psychology, and history is connected to the basis that humankind has not evolved in a very long time, and they are essentially the same hunter gatherers they always have been on a psychological level, only now they’re living in an industrial world.

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Just great

Having just viewed the two masterpieces by Book Notes,Summary of Sapiens, I will not be the same person. Amazing, wonderful...

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Summary of Sapiens

Found it one of the most exciting nonfiction books I’ve ever followed. I got so much more about our ancestors and recognize their elegance and understanding that progress is a mixed bag, both positive and negative...

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Nice Summary

I have only learned Sapiens so far. It is confusing in the way it looks at history. Whether his performance of how Sapiens came to be born, his take on beliefs, or how we are in a capitalist system after other systems failed, these ideas make you question your faith and what you have learned in school. I'm reading Deux now and will probably re read Sapiens.

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Loved it easy to understand.

Insightful and rational prediction of potential outcomes for the future of humans, based on the past. Greatly well organized and written records of human history. I highly advise

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Super audiobook!

I had no sense that there were other human species on the planet. And it didn't pass my mind that our mind mixed with our cooperation allowed us to outcompete every other species in the world.

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Excellent

There is no doubt that, as a book, it is best. This book does a fabulous work taking a very difficult topic and makes it very clear and obvious.

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God Bless,

Lots of great recipes that are simple to make. I like meal prepping and this audiobook has tons of great recipes.

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Great job

This audiobook is appealing, thought-provoking, and fun. No matter your faiths, education, or age, this is a book that is comprehensive to all.

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Great summary

This audiobook made Sapiens much easier to follow by doing it in an organized, more friendly to audible form. I was surprised by the whole book but was able to learn so much more in the summary.

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Useful

Pretty clear and illuminating course in human history from a prospect that surely challenges our theories of what is accurate and faithful. Wow!

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  • 06-07-20

Pretty good

Sapiens is a fascinating history of humans, written from the perspective of how we got to where we are now and where we are gone. Yes, the writer makes statements without providing back-up proof. Yes, the educational strategy is not as accurate as other books.

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  • Hung Clover
  • 06-07-20

Fantastic. Immersive. Brain expanding.

As a result, this audiobook is highly speculative with details loosely mixed but the author does not have especially interesting thoughts.

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  • Cheri Huard
  • 06-07-20

Would recommend to anyone

If you require to know about you, us, history, how we came to be who we are, then this is the audiobook for you. You won't regret it.

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  • Hyo Reidy
  • 06-07-20

A Brief History of Humankind

The audiobook is completely captivating and I'd highly recommend it. I'm getting the knowledge wholly interesting and it's making me think through daily decisions in a little different direction.

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  • Candyce Lirette
  • 06-07-20

GOOD

I've heard his speeches and found the writer to be entertaining. Thought it would be a great idea to follow his books.

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  • Temple Edens
  • 06-07-20

Thanks for the Creator

I love this Audio book Summary of Sapiens A Brief History of Humankind. The author is very clear and well written. I listened to this audiobook overall great. I am happy with this audible.

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  • Teofila Cistrunk
  • 06-07-20

Smart guide for all.

In this audiobook has added many fundamental ideas about Sapiens A Brief History. I suggested this guide for all.

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  • Jennefer Odea
  • 06-07-20

Interesting Approach

I like this audiobook but only from the attitude of the writer giving new ways of thinking about us as a species. I don't believe a user should take his propositions as fact but as interesting opportunities. I am happy that I learn this summary form of the book as I am concerned with listening and examining other matters (too many) right now.

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  • Jason James
  • 01-07-20

Survey

A colleague of mine suggested that I learned it. It certainly made me think about things from a different view. I highly recommend it for everybody who wants to see things from various viewpoints that what they have now.

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  • Clifford Bell
  • 26-06-20

Worth the time

A lot of our actions can be traced back to our relatives but there are more subtleties than that. Determining how we have changed ourselves over the ages and revolution also helps us better realize how each step was important.