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The Dawn of Everything

A New History of Humanity

The Dawn of Everything( )
Author: Graeber, David
Wengrow, David
Publication Date:Apr 2023
Book Format:Paperback
List Price:USD $25.00
Book Description:

INSTANT NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER A dramatically new understanding of human history, challenging our most fundamental assumptions about social evolution--from the development of agriculture and cities to the origins of the state, democracy, and inequality--and revealing new possibilities for human emancipation. For generations, our remote ancestors have been cast as primitive and childlike--either free and equal innocents, or...
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Detailed Subjects: History / Civilization
History / Social History
History / World
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):5.35 x 8.15 x 1.2 Inches
Book Weight:1.16 Pounds
Author Biography
Graeber, David (Author)
David Rolfe Graeber was born February 12, 1961 in New York. He was an anthropologist, anarchist, author, and a professor at the London School of Economics. He was an outspoken critic of economic and social inequality. He coined the phrase "We are the 99 Percent,' the slogan of the Occupy Wall Street movement."

He earned his BA in anthropology from State University of New York at Purchase in 1984. He earned his masters and doctorate from the University of Chicago. He did ethnographic research in central Madagascar which he used for his PhD thesis (1997).

He was a prolific author. His books included Debt: The First 5000 Years (2011), The Democracy Project: A History, a Crisis, a Movement (2013), The Utopia of Rules (2015), Bullshit Jobs: A Theory (2018), and in fall 2021, Farrar, Straus & Giroux will publish The Dawn of Everything: A New History of Humanity, written with David Wengrow.

David Graeber died on September 2, 2020 at the age of 59.


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