The Discoverers

The Discoverers

By Daniel J. Boorstin

Vintage Books USA, Paperback, 9780394726250, 768pp.

Publication Date: February 1985


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 The Discoverers

" 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