Sapiens; A Brief History of Humankind is one of those books a lot of people talk about. It is in my opinion a great and successful attempt in telling the story of humankind and why we are here at this point in time and space. This book tries to explain our collective human story and it also makes you wonder what might be next for humanity.
The 19th century is often associated with nationalism and nation-states, but what about empires? But, this isn’t totally true, Empire was the most dominant form of government.