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21 Lessons for the 21st Century

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**FROM THE AUTHOR OF THE MILLION COPY BESTSELLER SAPIENS**

Sapiens showed us where we came from. Homo Deus looked to the future. 21 Lessons for the 21st Century explores the present.

In this new book, Harari helps us to grapple with a world that is increasingly hard to comprehend. How can we protect ourselves from nuclear war, ecological cataclysms and technological disruptions? What can we do about the epidemic of fake news? What can we do about terrorism? Which civilization dominates the world – the West, China, Islam?

With his trademark clarity, vision and refreshingly broad perspective, Harari takes us on a thrilling journey through today’s most urgent issues as well as turning to more individual concerns. The golden thread running through this exhilarating book is the challenge of maintaining our focus and attention in the face of constant and destabilising change. Ultimately what we and our children will need is mental stability, compassion, resilience and reason. This is the essence of the ongoing education that will equip us for the 21st Century.

Category:
Humanities
Cover:
Paperback
Edition Number:
1
ISBN:
9781787330870
Pages:
352
Author:
Harari Yuval Noah
Publisher:
CAPE JONATHAN
Release Year:
2018

Dr Yuval Noah Harari has a PhD in History from the University of Oxford and now lectures at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem, specialising in World History. Sapiens: A Brief History of Humankind has become an international phenomenon attracting a legion of fans from Bill Gates and Barack Obama to Chris Evans and Jarvis Cocker, and is published in over 45 languages worldwide. It was a Sunday Times Number One bestseller and was in the Top Ten for over nine months in paperback. His follow-up to Sapiens, Homo Deus: A Brief History of Tomorrow was also a Top Ten Bestseller and was described by the Guardian as ‘even more readable, even more important, than his excellent Sapiens’.

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