Sapiens - A Brief History Of Humankind

Episodes

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01An Animal Of No Significance2014090820190722 (BBC7)
20190723 (BBC7)

Yuval Noah Harari's groundbreaking account of our history - from apes to world dominance.

Adrian Scarborough reads from Yuval Noah Harari's ground-breaking account of humankind's remarkable history from insignificant apes to rulers of the world.

100,000 years ago, at least six human species inhabited the earth. Today there is just one.

Far-reaching and provocative, Sapiens challenges everything we thought we knew about being human, ending with a look at what lies ahead for humankind.

Abridged by Penny Leicester

Produced by Gemma Jenkins.

4 Extra Debut. Yuval Noah Harari's groundbreaking account of humankind's history - from apes to world dominance. Read by Adrian Scarborough.

Adrian Scarborough reads from Yuval Noah Harari's groundbreaking account of humankind's remarkable history from insignificant apes to rulers of the world.

100,000 years ago, at least six human species inhabited the earth. Today there is just one.

Far-reaching and provocative, Sapiens challenges everything we thought we knew about being human, ending with a look at what lies ahead for humankind.

Abridged by Penny Leicester.
Produced by Gemma Jenkins.

Serialised book readings, featuring works from various genres

02The Cognitive Revolution2014090920190723 (BBC7)
20190724 (BBC7)

How gossip united us and mythology maintained law and order.

Adrian Scarborough continues reading from Yuval Noah Harari's ground-breaking account of humankind's remarkable history from insignificant apes to rulers of the world.

Abridged by Penny Leicester

Produced by Gemma Jenkins.

Serialised book readings, featuring works from various genres

03The Agricultural Revolution2014091020190724 (BBC7)
20190725 (BBC7)

How the agricultural revolution was history's biggest fraud.

Adrian Scarborough continues reading from Yuval Noah Harari's ground-breaking account of humankind's remarkable history from insignificant apes to rulers of the world.

Abridged by Penny Leicester

Produced by Gemma Jenkins.

Serialised book readings, featuring works from various genres

04The Scientific Revolution2014091120190725 (BBC7)
20190726 (BBC7)

Yuval Noah Harari explores the discovery of ignorance and the quest for immortality.

Adrian Scarborough continues reading from Yuval Noah Harari's ground-breaking account of humankind's remarkable history from insignificant apes to rulers of the world.

The discovery of ignorance and the quest for immortality.

Abridged by Penny Leicester

Produced by Gemma Jenkins.

Serialised book readings, featuring works from various genres

05 LASTAnd They Lived Happily Ever After2014091220190726 (BBC7)
20190727 (BBC7)

The world is a better place, but are we any happier?

Adrian Scarborough continues reading from Yuval Noah Harari's ground-breaking account of humankind's remarkable history from insignificant apes to rulers of the world.

The world's a better place but are we any happier?

Abridged by Penny Leicester

Produced by Gemma Jenkins.

Serialised book readings, featuring works from various genres