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              Humankind: A Hopeful History
               

              Humankind: A Hopeful History (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

              By Bregman, Rutger

              • RRP: $34.99
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              It's a belief that unites the left and right, psychologists and philosophers, writers and historians. It drives the headlines that surround us and the laws that touch our lives. And its roots sink deep into Western thought: from Machiavelli to Hobbes, Freud to Pinker, the tacit a...ssumption is that humans are bad. Humankind makes the case for a new argument: that it is realistic, as well as revolutionary, to assume that people are good. When we think the worst of others, it brings out the worst in our politics and economics too. In his long-awaited second book, international-bestselling author Rutger 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.
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              ISBN 9781408898949
              Released NZ 19 May 2020
              Publisher Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
              Interest Age 16+ years
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              Humankind: A Hopeful History
               

              Humankind: A Hopeful History (Hardback)

              By Bregman, Rutger

              • RRP: $42.99
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              • Pub Date
                4 Aug 20

              It's a belief that unites the left and right, psychologists and philosophers, writers and historians. It drives the headlines that surround us and the laws that touch our lives. And its roots sink deep into Western thought: from Machiavelli to Hobbes, Freud to Pinker, the tacit a...ssumption is that humans are bad. Humankind makes the case for a new argument: that it is realistic, as well as revolutionary, to assume that people are good. When we think the worst of others, it brings out the worst in our politics and economics too. In his long-awaited second book, international-bestselling author Rutger 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.
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              ISBN 9781408898932
              Released NZ 4 Aug 2020
              Publisher Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
              Interest Age 16+ years
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              Utopia for Realists: And How We Can Get There
               

              Utopia for Realists: And How We Can Get There (EPUB ebook)

              By Bregman, Rutger

              THE SUNDAY TIMES BESTSELLER 'Listen out for Rutger Bregman. He has a big future shaping the future' Observer 'A more politically radical Malcolm Gladwell' New York Times 'The Dutch wunderkind of new ideas' Guardian In Utopia for Realists, Rutger Bregman shows that we can construc...t a society with visionary ideas that are, in fact, wholly implementable. Every milestone of civilisation - from the end of slavery to the beginning of democracy - was once considered a utopian fantasy. New utopian ideas such as universal basic income and a fifteen-hour work week can become reality in our lifetime. From a Canadian city that once completely eradicated poverty, to Richard Nixon's near implementation of a basic income for millions of Americans, Bregman takes us on a journey through history, beyond the traditional left-right divides, as he introduces ideas whose time has come.
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              ISBN 9781408890257
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              Language en
              Released NZ 5 Mar 2017
              Publisher Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
              Interest Age 16+ years
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              Humankind: A Hopeful History
               

              Humankind: A Hopeful History (EPUB ebook)

              By Bregman, Rutger

              'If you only read one book this year, make it this one' CATHY RENTZENBRINK 'This book must be read by as many people as possible - only when people change their view of human nature will they begin to believe in the possibility of building a better world' GRACE BLAKELEY 'It'd be ...no surprise if it proved to be the Sapiens of 2020' GUARDIAN It's a belief that unites the left and right, psychologists and philosophers, writers and historians. It drives the headlines that surround us and the laws that touch our lives. From Machiavelli to Hobbes, Freud to Dawkins, the roots of this belief have sunk deep into Western thought. Human beings, we're taught, are by nature selfish and governed by self-interest. Humankind makes a new argument: that it is realistic, as well as revolutionary, to assume that people are good. The instinct to cooperate rather than compete, trust rather than distrust, has an evolutionary basis going right back to the beginning of Homo sapiens. By thinking the worst of others, we bring out the worst in our politics and economics too. 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.
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              ISBN 9781408898963
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              Released NZ 19 May 2020
              Publisher Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
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              Utopia for Realists: And How We Can Get There

              Utopia for Realists: And How We Can Get There (Paperback)

              By Bregman, Rutger

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              A Sunday Times Bestseller We live in a time of unprecedented upheaval, with questions about the future, society, work, happiness, family and money, and yet no political party of the right or left is providing us with answers. Rutger Bregman, a bestselling Dutch historian, explain...s that it needn't be this way. Bregman shows that we can construct a society with visionary ideas that are, in fact, wholly implementable. Every milestone of civilization - from the end of slavery to the beginning of democracy - was once considered a utopian fantasy. New utopian ideas such as universal basic income and a 15-hour work week can become reality in our lifetime. This guide to a revolutionary yet achievable utopia is supported by multiple studies, lively anecdotes and numerous success stories. From a Canadian city that once completely eradicated poverty, to Richard Nixon's near implementation of a basic income for millions of Americans, Bregman takes us on a journey through history, beyond the traditional left-right divides, as he introduces ideas whose time has come.
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              ISBN 9781408893210
              Released NZ 1 Mar 2018
              Publisher Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
              Interest Age 16+ years
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              Humankind: A Hopeful History
                

              Humankind: A Hopeful History (Audio CD / Audio)

              By Bregman, Rutger; Translated by Manton, Elizabeth; Moore, Erica

              • RRP: $74.50
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              From the folk hero of Davos (Vox), Fox News antagonist, and author of the New York Times bestseller Utopia for Realists, a revolutionary argument that our innate goodness and cooperation have been the greatest factors in humanity's success If there is one belief that has united t...he left and the right, psychologists and philosophers, ancient thinkers and modern ones, it is the tacit assumption that humans are bad. It's a notion that drives newspaper headlines and guides the laws that shape our lives. From Machiavelli to Hobbes, Freud to Pinker, the roots of this belief have sunk deep into Western thought. Human beings, we're taught, are by nature selfish and governed primarily by self-interest. But what if it isn't true? By providing a new historical perspective on the last 200,000 years of human history, internationally bestselling author Rutger Bregman sets out to prove that we are in fact hard-wired for kindness, geared toward cooperation rather than competition, and more inclined to trust rather than distrust one another. In fact this instinct has a firm evolutionary basis going back to the beginning of Homo sapiens. This understanding, Bregman suggests, isn't merely optimistic--it's realistic. Moreover, it has huge implications for how society functions. When we think the worst of people, it brings out the worst in our politics and economics. But if we believe in the reality of humanity's kindness and altruism, it will form the foundation for achieving true change in society, a case that Bregman makes convincingly with his signature wit, refreshing frankness, and memorable storytelling.
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              ISBN 9781549159862
              Released NZ 2 Jun 2020
              Publisher Little Brown and Company
              Interest Age General Audience
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              Utopia for Realists: How We Can Build the Ideal World
               

              Utopia for Realists: How We Can Build the Ideal World (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

              By Bregman, Rutger

              • RRP: $36.99
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              Originally published by Little, Brown and Company, March 2017 --Title page verso.

              ISBN 9780316471916
              Released NZ 27 Mar 2018
              Publisher Misc - Alliance Distribution
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              Utopia Para Realistas
               

              Utopia Para Realistas (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

              By Bregman, Rutger

              • RRP: $51.50
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              This guide to a revolutionary yet achievable utopia offers three core ideas-a universal basic income, a fifteen-hour workweek, and open borders across the globe-each of them supported by multiple studies and numerous success stories. Utopia for Realists is one of those rare books... that takes you by surprise.
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              ISBN 9788498387995
              Released NZ 15 Jun 2017
              Publisher Salamandra
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              Language (Spanish)
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              La nuit
               

              La nuit (Paperback)

              By Massonaud, Emmanuelle; Giebel, Karine; Bregman, Rutger

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              Il fait nuit, la lune luit. Que vois-tu Sami ? Ce niveau 1 est concu specialement pour les enfants au debut du CP. Les mots utilises dans l'histoire sont exclusivement construits avec des syllabes simples: bi, ve, lu, di, sa... et tres facilement dechiffrables pour un enfant qui ...debute en lecture. J'apprends a lire avec Sami et Julie est une collection de petites histoires specialement concue pour les enfants apprenant a lire. Le texte est ecrit en gros, les mots sont bien detaches les uns des autres et les lignes bien espacees. Les histoires sont courtes, droles et tres faciles a lire. Ecrites avec des mots en adequation avec leur progression, une quantite de texte a lire reduite et adaptee, pour que l'enfant reste motive et prenne confiance.En plus de la petite histoire, le livre contient: des conseils pour accompagner l'enfant dans ses premieres lectures, la presentation des personnages, des activites pour preparer la lecture, et a la fin: As-tu bien compris l'histoire ? pour donner du sens a ce que l'enfant a lu et aller plus loin que le simple dechiffrage ainsi qu'une rubrique Et toi, qu'en penses-tu ? avec des petites questions pour faire reflechir ou simplement discuter autour de l'histoire.
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              ISBN 9782012903999
              Released NZ 25 Jan 2017
              Publisher Hachette
              Interest Age General Audience
              Language (French)
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              Humankind: A Hopeful History
                

              Humankind: A Hopeful History (Audio CD / Audio, Library Edition)

              By Bregman, Rutger; Translated by Manton, Elizabeth; Moore, Erica

              • RRP: $192.99
              • $192.99
              • Pre Release International

              From the folk hero of Davos (Vox), Fox News antagonist, and author of the New York Times bestseller Utopia for Realists, a revolutionary argument that our innate goodness and cooperation have been the greatest factors in humanity's success If there is one belief that has united t...he left and the right, psychologists and philosophers, ancient thinkers and modern ones, it is the tacit assumption that humans are bad. It's a notion that drives newspaper headlines and guides the laws that shape our lives. From Machiavelli to Hobbes, Freud to Pinker, the roots of this belief have sunk deep into Western thought. Human beings, we're taught, are by nature selfish and governed primarily by self-interest. But what if it isn't true? By providing a new historical perspective on the last 200,000 years of human history, internationally bestselling author Rutger Bregman sets out to prove that we are in fact hard-wired for kindness, geared toward cooperation rather than competition, and more inclined to trust rather than distrust one another. In fact this instinct has a firm evolutionary basis going back to the beginning of Homo sapiens. This understanding, Bregman suggests, isn't merely optimistic--it's realistic. Moreover, it has huge implications for how society functions. When we think the worst of people, it brings out the worst in our politics and economics. But if we believe in the reality of humanity's kindness and altruism, it will form the foundation for achieving true change in society, a case that Bregman makes convincingly with his signature wit, refreshing frankness, and memorable storytelling.
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              ISBN 9781549159848
              Released NZ 2 Jun 2020
              Publisher Little Brown and Company
              Interest Age General Audience
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