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Human kind : a hopeful history

By: Contributor(s): Language: English Original language: Dutch Publisher: London : Bloomsbury Publishing, 2021Copyright date: ©2020Description: xx, 465 pages : illustrations, maps ; 20 cmISBN:
  • 9781408898956
  • 1408898950
Uniform titles:
  • De meeste mensen deugen. English
Subject(s): LOC classification:
  • HM1146 .B7413 2021
Summary: In this major book, internationally bestselling author Rutger Bregman takes some of the world's most famous studies and events and reframes them, providing a new perspective on the last 200,000 years of human history. From the real-life Lord of the Flies to the Blitz, a Siberian fox farm to an infamous New York murder, Stanley Milgram's Yale shock machine to the Stanford prison experiment, Bregman shows how believing in human kindness and altruism can be a new way to think - and act as the foundation for achieving true change in our society. It is time for a new view of human nature.
List(s) this item appears in: 2022 New: Contextual Studies | 2022 New: Fashion & Sustainability
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Book Book Whitecliffe Library General Shelves General HM 1146 BRE (Browse shelf(Opens below)) Issued 28/12/2022 0014312

"First published in 2019 in the Netherlands as De meeste mensen deugen by De Correspondent"--Title page verso.

"First published in Great Britain 2020"--Title page verso.

Includes bibliographical references and index.

In this major book, internationally bestselling author Rutger Bregman takes some of the world's most famous studies and events and reframes them, providing a new perspective on the last 200,000 years of human history. From the real-life Lord of the Flies to the Blitz, a Siberian fox farm to an infamous New York murder, Stanley Milgram's Yale shock machine to the Stanford prison experiment, Bregman shows how believing in human kindness and altruism can be a new way to think - and act as the foundation for achieving true change in our society.

It is time for a new view of human nature.

Translated from the Dutch.

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