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Humankind: A Hopeful History

Author: Rutger Bregman.

Humankind: A Hopeful History

Author: Rutger Bregman.

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Item #: D31741
Format: Hardcover
Pages: 461
Publication Date: 2020
Publisher: Little Brown
ISBN: 9780316418539
There is a broad assumption that humans are motivated entirely by survival and self-interest. But what if this isn't true? Providing new perspective on the past 200,000 years of human history, citing examples from the Blitz to Apartheid, Rutger Bregman argues that we are in fact hardwired for kindness, geared toward cooperation over competition, and more inc... More
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There is a broad assumption that humans are motivated entirely by survival and self-interest. But what if this isn't true? Providing new perspective on the past 200,000 years of human history, citing examples from the Blitz to Apartheid, Rutger Bregman argues that we are in fact hardwired for kindness, geared toward cooperation over competition, and more inclined to trust rather than distrust one another. """A lively social history…. Bregman offers a compelling case for reshaping institutions and policies along genuinely humane lines."""—The New Yorker


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