Sapiens: A Brief History of Humankind


Sapiens: A Brief History of Humankind (Hebrew: קיצור תולדות האנושות‎, [Ḳitsur toldot ha-enoshut]) is a book by Yuval Noah Harari first published in Hebrew in Israel in 2011, and in English in 2014. The book surveys the history of humankind from the evolution of archaic human species in the Stone Age up to the twenty-first century, focusing on Homo sapiens. The account is situated within a framework provided by the natural sciences, particularly evolutionary biology. The reception of the book has been mixed. Scholars with relevant subject matter expertise have generally been very skeptical of the book. Public reaction to the book has been positive.
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original title: קיצור תולדות האנושות
subtitle: Історія людства від минулого до майбутнього
date of publication: 2011
genre: essay, popular science literature
main subject: history
followed by: Homo Deus: A Brief History of Tomorrow

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