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The Better Angels of Our Nature: Why Violence Has Declined

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4 out of 5
Based on 2,710 Ratings and 586 Reviews

Book Description
We've all asked, "What is the world coming to?" But we seldom ask, "How bad was the world in the past?" In this startling new book, the bestselling cognitive scientist Steven Pinker shows that the world of the past was much worse. In fact, we may be living in the most peaceable era yet. Evidence of a bloody history has always been around us: the genocides in the Old Testament and crucifixions in t... More
Book Information
PublisherBrilliance Audio
BindingMP3 CD (15 editions)
Reading LevelUncategorized
# of PagesN/A
Publication Date09/25/2012
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About Steven Pinker (Author) : Steven Pinker is a published author. Published credits of Steven Pinker include The Nurture Assumption: Why Children Turn Out the Way They Do, The Nurture Assumption: Why Children Turn Out the Way The... more
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About Arthur Morey (Reader) : Arthur Morey is a published author and a narrator of young adult books. Some of the published credits of Arthur Morey include Samurai Shortstop, Don't Know Much about the Bible, and Theater Games for ... more
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10/28/2011 Peni Griffin said: Read this! You'll feel better.
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