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Creators: A History of Heroes of the Imagination

By: Boorstin, Daniel

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Publisher: VINTAGE BOOKS: 5/6/2013

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ISBN: 0679743758

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Hidden History

By: Boorstin, Daniel

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Publisher: 12/16/2012

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ISBN: 0679722238

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Cleopatra's Nose

By: Boorstin, Daniel

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Publisher: VINTAGE BOOKS: 1/23/2014

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ISBN: 0679755187

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Seekers: The Story of Man's Continuing Quest to Understand His World

By: Boorstin, Daniel J.

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Publisher: 6/20/2012

Seller ID: 9780679434450

ISBN: 0679434453

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Throughout history, from the time of Socrates to our own modern age, the human race has sought the answers to fundamental questions of life: Who are we? Why are we here? The Seekers in history of our great Western heritage of ideas, told through the lives of the speakers who still speak to us: from Moses and Aristotle and Plato through Thucydides, Thomas Moore, Machiavelli, and Voltaire to Karl Marx, Carlyle, Emerson, and Einstein -- to mention only a few.Daniel Boorstin once again shows that his ability to present challenging ideas, coupled with sharp portraits of great writers and thinker... View more info

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Americans: The Colonial Experience

By: Boorstin, Daniel J.

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Publisher: VINTAGE BOOKS: 4/19/2014

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ISBN: 0394705130

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Discoverers: A History of Man's Search to Know His World and Himself

By: Boorstin, Daniel J.

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Publisher: VINTAGE BOOKS: 2/24/2014

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Image: A Guide to Pseudo-Events in America

By: Boorstin, Daniel J.

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Publisher: VINTAGE BOOKS: 1/6/2016

Seller ID: 9780679741800

ISBN: 0679741801

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First published in 1962, this wonderfully provocative book introduced the notion of "pseudo-events"--events such as press conferences and presidential debates, which are manufactured solely in order to be reported--and the contemporary definition of celebrity as "a person who is known for his well-knownness." Since then Daniel J. Boorstin's prophetic vision of an America inundated by its own illusions has become an essential resource for any reader who wants to distinguish the manifold deceptions of our culture from its few enduring truths. View more info

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Seekers: The Story of Man's Continuing Quest to Understand His World

By: Boorstin, Daniel J.

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Publisher: VINTAGE BOOKS: 4/9/2011

Seller ID: 9780375704758

ISBN: 0375704752

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A "New York Times" Notable Book of the Year From the author of The Discoverers and The Creators, an incomparable history of man's essential questions: "Who are we?" and "Why are we here?" Daniel J. Boorstin, the bestselling and Pulitzer Prize-winning author of The Americans, introduces us to some of the great pioneering seekers whose faith and thought have for centuries led man's search for meaning. Moses sought truth in God above while Sophocles looked to reason. Thomas More and Machiavelli pursued truth through social change. And in the modern age, Marx and Einstein found meaning... View more info