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text Transcendence : how humans evolved through fire, language, beauty, and time

Summary
What enabled us to go from simple stone tools to smartphones? How did bands of hunter-gatherers evolve into multinational empires? Readers of Sapiens will say a cognitive revolution -- a dramatic evolutionary change that altered our brains, turnin... Read more
Contents

Genesis: Conception -- Birth -- Fire: Landscaping -- Brain building -- Cultural levers -- Word: Story -- Language -- Telling -- Beauty: Belonging -- Trinkets and treasures -- Builders -- Time: Timekeepers -- Reason -- Homni.

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viii, 335 pages ; 25 cm
Publisher
Basic Books 2020

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