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001    on1090880153 
003    OCoLC 
005    20190521025455.0 
008    190225r20192018oncab  e b    001 0 eng d 
020    9781335936639|q(paperback) 
020    1335936637|q(paperback) 
035    (OCoLC)1090880153 
040    MLSOD|beng|erda|cMLSOD|dCPL|dJUH|dUAP|dZJI|dBDX|dCNCAR 
049    CKEA 
050  4 D24|b.P49 2019 
082 04 904.7 P 
100 1  Phillips, Tom|c(Journalist),|eauthor. 
245 10 Humans :|ba brief history of how we f----d it all up /
       |cTom Phillips. 
246 3  Humans :|ba brief history of how we fucked it all up. 
264  1 Toronto, Ontario, Canada :|bHanover Square Press,|c2019. 
264  4 |c©2018 
300    282 pages :|billustrations, map ;|c23 cm 
336    text|btxt|2rdacontent 
336    still image|bsti|2rdacontent 
337    unmediated|bn|2rdamedia 
338    volume|bnc|2rdacarrier 
500    In the title, the word "fucked" appears with "ucke" 
       crossed out. 
500    Originally published: Great Britain : Wildfire, 2018. 
504    Includes bibliographical references and index. 
505 0  The dawn of fuck-ups -- Why your brain is an idiot -- Nice
       environment you've got here -- Life, Uh, Finds a way -- 
       Follow the leader -- People power -- War. Huh. What is it 
       good for? -- Super happy fun Colonialism Party -- A 
       dummies' and/or current presidents' guide to diplomacy -- 
       The Shite heat of technology -- A brief history of not 
       seeing things coming -- Epilogue: Fucking up the future. 
520    Modern humans have come a long way in the seventy thousand
       years they've walked the earth. 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. Weaving together history, science, 
       politics and pop culture, Phillips offers a panoramic 
       exploration of humankind in all its glory, or lack 
       thereof. From Lucy, our first ancestor, who fell out of a 
       tree and died, to General Zhou Shou of China, who stored 
       gunpowder in his palace before a lantern festival, to the 
       Austrian army attacking itself one drunken night, to the 
       most spectacular fails of the present day, this book 
       reveals how even the most mundane mistakes can shift the 
       course of civilization as we know it. 
650  0 History|xErrors, inventions, etc. 
650  0 World history|vHumor. 
650  0 History|xMiscellanea. 
650  0 Civilization|xHistory|vMiscellanea. 
650  0 Human beings. 
650  0 Disasters|xHistory. 
775 08 |iReprint of (manifestation):|aPhillips, Tom.|tHumans.
       |d[Place of publication not identified] : Wildfire, 2018
       |z9781472259028|w(OCoLC)1024088815 
994    C0|bCKE 
Location Call No. Status
 Berlin-Peck Memorial Library - Non Fiction  306 PHILLIPS    DUE 07-20-22
 Cromwell-Belden Public Library - Adult Department  306 PHI    Check Shelf
 Simsbury Public Library - Non Fiction  306 PHILLIPS    Check Shelf