The Discoverers

Author: Daniel Joseph Boorstin
Publisher: Weidenfeld & Nicolson
ISBN: 9781842122273
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This Pulitzer Prize-winning saga of human discovery is the story of countless Columbuses who, in the deep recesses of the past, remain anonymous but in more recent times emerge into the light of history.

The Seekers

Author: Daniel J. Boorstin
Publisher: Vintage
ISBN: 0679462708
Size: 48.70 MB
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Here are the absorbing stories of exceptional men such as Marx, Spengler, and Toynbee, Carlyle and Emerson, and Malraux, Bergson, and Einstein.

The Creators

Author: Daniel J. Boorstin
Publisher: Vintage
ISBN: 0307817210
Size: 50.42 MB
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By piecing the lives of selected individuals into a grand mosaic, Pulitzer Prize-winning historian Daniel J. Boorstin explores the development of artistic innovation over 3,000 years.

The Discoverers

Author: Daniel J. Boorstin
Publisher: Vintage
ISBN: 9780307773555
Size: 52.44 MB
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In the compendious history, Boorstin not only traces man's insatiable need to know, but also the obstacles to discovery and the illusion that knowledge can also put in our way.

Angels In The Architecture

Author: Douglas Jones
Publisher: Canon Press & Book Service
ISBN: 1885767404
Size: 74.44 MB
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This book sketches a vision of "medieval Protestantism," a personal and cultural vision that embraces the fullness of Christian truth, beauty, and goodness. "This volume is a breath of fresh air in our polluted religious environment.

Heroes Of The City Of Man

Author: Peter J. Leithart
Publisher: Canon Press & Book Service
ISBN: 9781885767554
Size: 31.34 MB
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"[Analyzes specific ancient epics and Greek dramas in the light of Christian beliefs. Ancient poets and playwrights discussed: Hesiod, Homer, Virgil, Aeschylus, Sophocles, Euripides, and Aristophanes.]"--Provided by publisher.

Anthem Reissue

Author: Ayn Rand
Publisher: Coyote Canyon Press
ISBN: 0979660785
Size: 79.44 MB
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" ANTHEM presents not merely a frightening projection of existing trends, but, more importantly, a positive answer to those trends and a weapon against them, a key to the world's moral crisis and to a new morality of individualism -- a ...

Cleopatra S Nose

Author: Daniel J. Boorstin
Publisher: Vintage
ISBN: 0307756521
Size: 14.69 MB
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Boorstin goes on to uncover the elements of accident, improvisation and contradiction at the core of American institutions and beliefs. From the Trade Paperback edition.

Hidden History

Author: Daniel Joseph Boorstin
Publisher: Vintage
ISBN: 9780679722236
Size: 63.16 MB
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In thirty interrelated essays the Pulitzer Prize-winning historian explores American history and the pitfalls and virtues of American democracy

A World Lit Only By Fire

Author: William Manchester
Publisher: Back Bay Books
ISBN: 9780316082792
Size: 66.86 MB
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William Manchester's A World Lit Only by Fire is the preeminent popular history of civilization's rebirth after the Dark Ages.