The Dawn of Everything by David Wengrow, David Graeber

The Dawn of Everything

David Wengrow, David Graeber

704 pages first pub 2021 (editions)

nonfiction history informative reflective medium-paced


A trailblazing account of human history, challenging our most fundamental assumptions about social evolution—from the development of agriculture and cities to the emergence of "the state," political violence, and social inequality—and revealing ne...

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informative 96%
challenging 64%
reflective 55%
inspiring 38%
hopeful 32%
adventurous 7%
funny 7%
mysterious 1%


slow 61%
medium 37%
fast 1%

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