The Discoverers (Paperback)

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

About the Author

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,"

Praise For…

" A remarkable narrative of the grand intellectual venture of humankind, rich in fascinating, often dramatic details"-- (The Wall Street Journal)
" A sumptuous, totally engaging panorama. No one who reads it will look at the chronicle of human ingenuity in the same way again." --David McCullough

Product Details
ISBN: 9780394726250
ISBN-10: 0394726251
Publisher: Vintage Books USA
Publication Date: February 12th, 1985
Pages: 768
Language: English