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Examines the human quest for knowledge and discoveries as it discusses such men as Galileo, Adam Smith, Columbus, Marx, Napoleon, Magellan, Faraday, Freud, Marco Polo, and St. Augustine

Table of Contents

Contents: The heavenly empire. — From sun time to clock time. — The missionary clock. — The geography of the imagination. — Paths to the East. — Doubling the world. — The American surprise. — Sea paths to everywhere. — Seeing the invisible. — Inside ourselves. — Science goes public. — Cataloguing the whole creation. — Widening the communities of knowledge. — Opening the past. — Surveying the present.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780307773555
Publisher:
Vintage Books
Subject:
History : General
Author:
Boorstin, Daniel J.
Author:
Boorstin, Daniel Joseph
Subject:
main_subject
Subject:
all_subjects
Publication Date:
19850212
Binding:
ELECTRONIC
Language:
English
Pages:
745

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History and Social Science » Western Civilization » General
History and Social Science » World History » General
Science and Mathematics » History of Science » General

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