The Discoverers by Daniel J. Boorstin

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An original history of man's greatest adventure: his search to discover the world around him.

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Daniel J. Boorstin, the former Librarian of Congress, is the author of "The Lost World of Thomas Jefferson "and is the editor of "An American Primer" and the series, "The Chicago History of American Civilization,"
Published January 26, 2011 by Vintage. 770 pages
Genres: History, Arts & Photography, Science & Math, Education & Reference, War, Professional & Technical, Political & Social Sciences. Non-fiction

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Boorstin's choice of ""discoverers"" to title this omnibus history of the growth of scientific knowledge reflects his view of the importance of pivotal people, as well as the idea that knowledge is a revealing or an uncovering of ever broader vistas in time or space.

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