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Synopsis:

In this epic, intellectual adventure story, the Pulitzer Prize-winning author follows Moses, Sophocles, Thomas More, Machiavelli, Marx, Einstein, and others, as they grapple with the great questions that have always challenged humanity.

Description:

Includes bibliographical references (p. [309]-326) and index.

About the Author

Daniel J. Boorstin is also the author of The Americans, a trilogy that won the Francis Parkman Prize, the Bancroft Prize, and the Pulitzer Prize.  In 1989, he received the National Book Award for lifetime contribution to literature.  He was the director of the Smithsonian's National Museum of American History, and for twelve years served as the Librarian of Congress.  He lives with his wife and editor, Ruth F. Boorstin, in Washington, D.C.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780375704758
Author:
Boorstin, Daniel J.
Publisher:
Vintage Books USA
Location:
New York :
Subject:
General
Subject:
History
Subject:
World
Subject:
Civilization
Subject:
History, Criticism, Surveys
Subject:
Meaning (philosophy)
Subject:
Meaning
Subject:
History & Surveys - General
Subject:
World - General
Subject:
Civilization -- History.
Subject:
Meaning (Philosophy) -- History.
Subject:
World History-General
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Trade paper
Series:
Vintage
Series Volume:
al-juz® 9
Publication Date:
19991031
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Pages:
368
Dimensions:
7.94x5.32x.76 in. .60 lbs.

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