How did homo sapiens conquer earth? When did money, states and religion appear, and why? How did science and capitalism become the dominant creeds of the modern era? What are the chances that homo sapiens will still be around in a hundred years? – These are just some of the topics tackled in this international bestseller by Yuval Noah Harari.
I created the cover art for Eine kurze Geschichte der Menschheit (A Brief History of Manykind) that shows a globe crowed with hundreds of people, with objects of humanity spread across. The book has been published in a variety of editions by Deutsche Verlags-Anstalt (DVA), Pantheon, and Penguin (all imprints of Penguin Random House).