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Discoverers of America.
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|LC Classifications||E191 .N6|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||xiii, 322 p.|
|Number of Pages||322|
|LC Control Number||68027818|
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book 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. He begins with primitive notions of time and the increasing need to develop means of measuring its passagea natural.
Chronicles the discoverers of America, from the Native Americans believed to have crossed the Bering Strait after the last Ice Age, through the Vikings and the major European explorers, concluding with Bering's discovery of Alaska and Cook's voyage to Hawaii/5.
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[Charles Norman] -- An account of the discovery, exploration, and early colonization of America, told in the letters, journals and logs of famous explorers and their companions, along with original maps and drawings. The Project Gutenberg eBook, Famous Discoverers and Explores of America, by Charles H.
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Daniel J. Boorstin was the author of The Americans, a trilogy (The Colonial Experience; The National Experience, and The Democratic Experience) that won the Francis Parkman Prize, the Bancroft Prize, and the Pulitzerhe received the National Book Award for lifetime contribution to literature.
He was the director of the Smithsonian's National Museum of American 4/5(20). The Discoverers is a vivid, sweeping and original history of man's greatest adventure: his search to discover the world around him - the relationship of the heavens to his own planet, the elusive and mysterious dimension of time, the vast and colorful range of plants and animals, the intricate workings of his own body, the surprising variety of.
of The Discoverers makes this book more than worth its quite reasonable price. Unencumbered by the complex jargon of pure science and mathematics usually found in similar studies, his language and style enable a layman to easily grasp the significance of this world of human discovery.
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The Discoverers by Daniel Boorstin was a combination of both types of nonfiction. In a general way (for such a topic can hardly be comprehensive), Boorstin discusses the discovery of ideas, concepts, places, and facts from the dawn of time until about The Discoverers: A History of Man’s Search to Know His World and Himself, by Daniel J.
Boorstin, is a popular history of human was first published in and is the first of a. The Real Story: Who Discovered America. By Kevin Enochs. Octo PM And what is clear is that America was a melting pot hundreds of years before the Statue of Liberty began.
In this companion volume to The Discoverers, Pulitzer Prize-winning historian Daniel J. Boorstin brings to life more than three thousand years of human artistic achievement, examining painting, sculpture, architecture, theology, philosophy, history, poetry, drama, literature, dance, music, and film.
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This book is available in: English; Topics: america.