Humans: A Brief History of How We F*cked It All Up

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Tom Phillips
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Humans: A Brief History of How We F*cked It All Up.pdf
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'Very funny' Mark WatsonAN EXHILARATING JOURNEY THROUGH THE MOST CREATIVE AND CATASTROPHIC F*CK-UPS OF HUMAN HISTORYIn the seventy thousand years that modern human beings have walked this earth, we've come a long way. Art, science, culture, trade - on the evolutionary food chain, we're real winners. But, frankly, it's not exactly been plain sailing, and sometimes - just occasionally - we've managed to really, truly, quite unbelievably f*ck things up.From Chairman Mao's Four Pests Campaign, to the American Dustbowl; from the Austrian army attacking itself one drunken night, to the world's leading superpower electing a reality TV mogul as President... it's pretty safe to say that, as a species, we haven't exactly grown wiser with age. So, next time you think you've really f*cked up, this book will remind you: it could be so much worse...FURTHER PRAISE FOR HUMANS:'A light-touch history of moments when humans have got it spectacularly wrong... Both readable and entertaining' - The Telegraph'Chronicles humanity's myriad follies down the ages with malicious glee and much wit... a rib-tickling page-turner' - Business Standard'A timely, irreverent gallop through thousands of years of human stupidity' - Nicholas Griffin, Ping-Pong Diplomacy: The Secret History Behind the Game That Changed the World" />F*cking brilliant' - Sarah Knight'Very funny' Mark WatsonAN EXHILARATING JOURNEY THROUGH THE MOST CREATIVE AND CATASTROPHIC F*CK-UPS OF HUMAN HISTORYIn the seventy thousand years that modern human beings have walked this earth, we've come a long way. Art, science, culture, trade - on the evolutionary food chain, we're real winners. But, frankly, it's not exactly been plain sailing, and sometimes - just occasionally - we've managed to really, truly, quite unbelievably f*ck things up.From Chairman Mao's Four Pests Campaign, to the American Dustbowl; from the Austrian army attacking itself one drunken night, to the world's leading superpower electing a reality TV mogul as President... it's pretty safe to say that, as a species, we haven't exactly grown wiser with age. So, next time you think you've really f*cked up, this book will remind you: it could be so much worse...FURTHER PRAISE FOR HUMANS:'A light-touch history of moments when humans have got it spectacularly wrong... Both readable and entertaining' - The Telegraph'Chronicles humanity's myriad follies down the ages with malicious glee and much wit... a rib-tickling page-turner' - Business Standard'A timely, irreverent gallop through thousands of years of human stupidity' - Nicholas Griffin, Ping-Pong Diplomacy: The Secret History Behind the Game That Changed the World

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Art, science, culture, trade—on the evolutionary food chain, we're true winners. But it hasn't always been smooth sailing, and sometimes—just occasionally—we've managed to truly f*ck things up.

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