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Origins : how the Earth shaped human history

By: Dartnell, Lewis

1784705438 / 9781784705435
Paperback
599.938
06/02/2020
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England
20 cm 346 pages : illustrations (black and white), maps (black and white)
General (US: Trade)  Learn More Professional & Vocational Tertiary Education (US: College)
Reprint. Originally published: London: The Bodley Head, 2018.

Read the Sunday Times bestseller that reveals the Earth's awesome impact on the shape of human civilisations. 'Stands comparison with Sapiens... Thrilling' Sunday Times Human evolution in East Africa was driven by geological forces.

Ancient Greece developed democracy because of its mountainous terrain.

Voting behaviour in the United States today follows the bed of an ancient sea. Professor Lewis Dartnell takes us on an astonishing journey into our planet's past to tell the ultimate origin story.

Blending science and history, Origins reveals the Earth's awesome impact on the shape of human civilisations - and helps us to see the challenges and opportunities of the future. 'A sweeping, brilliant overview of the history not only of our species but of the world' Peter Frankopan, author of The Silk Roads 'Absorbing...

A first-class read - and an important one' Observer

BIC:

HBTB Social & cultural history, PDZ Popular science, RGC Human geography, RNT Social impact of environmental issues, WNW The Earth: natural history general

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