The second volume of the graphic adaptation of Yuval Noah Harari's global phenomenon and smash Sunday Times #1 bestseller, with gorgeous full-colour illustrations and a beautiful package - the perfect gift for the curious beings in your life Twelve thousand years ago, we humans fell into a trap. Volume II of Sapiens: A Graphic History tells the story of how wheat took over the world; how an unlikely marriage between a god and a bureaucrat created the first empires; and how war, famine, disease and inequality became a part of the human condition. The origins of modern farming are introduced through Elizabethan tragedy, the changing fortunes of domesticated plants and animals are tracked in the columns of the Daily Business News, the story of urbanization is told as a travel brochure offering discount journeys to ancient Babylon and China, while the history of inequality is scouted out in a superhero detective story. This graphic series is a radical, witty and colourful retelling of the story of humankind, adapted from the international bestseller Sapiens: A Brief History of Humankind, which has sold 18.5 Million copies in 60 languages worldwide.
-- Sapiens Graphic Novel Volume 2 (Hardback) Yuval Noah Harari (author), David Casanave (illustrator), David Vanderneulen (editor) Publisher: Vintage Publishing ISBN: 9781787333765 Number of pages: 240 Dimensions: 281 x 208 x 25 mm