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Author Boorstin, Daniel J. (Daniel Joseph), 1914-2004.

Title The discoverers / Daniel J. Boorstin.

Publication Info. New York : Random House, [1983]
©1983

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Location Pub Note Copy No. Status
 Alleman HS Stacks - ALLG-1  909 BOO    AVAILABLE
 Bradley PL Adult Non-Fiction - BRBB-2  WORLD HISTORY CIVILIZATION Boo    AVAILABLE
 Eastland CUSD 308 - JR/SR HS Stacks - EHSY-14  909 BOO    AVAILABLE
 Flagg-Rochelle PL Adult Non Fiction - FRPY-12  909 BOO    AVAILABLE
 Geneseo PL Stacks - GPLG-2  909 BO    AVAILABLE
 Harvard Diggins Lib Adult Non-Fiction - HRLY-11  909 BOR    AVAILABLE
 Harvard Diggins Lib Adult Non-Fiction - HRLY-11  909 BOO    AVAILABLE
 Highland CC Stacks - HCCY-13  CB69 .B66 1983    AVAILABLE
 LaSalle PL Adult Non Fiction - LSBB-3  909 BOO    AVAILABLE
 Meridian CUSD 223 - Stillman Valley HS Adult Non Fiction - SP2Y-14  909 BOO    AVAILABLE

Edition First edition.
Description xvi, 745 pages ; 24 cm
text txt rdacontent
unmediated n rdamedia
volume nc rdacarrier
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages [717]-718) and index.
Contents Book one: Time -- The heavenly empire -- From sun time to clock time -- The missionary clock Book two: The earth and the seas -- The geography of the imagination -- Paths to the East -- Doubling the world -- The American surprise -- Sea paths to everywhere -- Book three: Nature -- Seeing the invisible -- Inside ourselves -- Science goes public -- Cataloguing the whole creation -- Book four: Society -- Widening the communities of knowledge -- Opening the past -- Surveying the present.
Summary Tells the ongoing story of the progressive discovery by man of the nature of the observable world and universe.
Subject Civilization.
Discoveries in geography.
Science -- History.
Descubrimientos geográficos.
Ciencia -- Historia.
Civilisation -- Histoire.
Découvertes géographiques.
Sciences -- Histoire.
Geestesgeschiedenis.
Ontdekkingen.
Ontdekkingsreizen.
Wetenschap.
Civilisation -- Histoire.
Découvertes géographiques.
Découvertes scientifiques.
Sciences -- Histoire.
Entdeckung.
Geschichte.
Naturwissenschaften.
Added Author Luce, Clare Boothe, 1903-1987, former owner.
Daniel J. Boorstin Collection (Library of Congress) DLC
Other Form: Online version: Boorstin, Daniel J. (Daniel Joseph), 1914-2004. Discoverers. 1st ed. New York : Random House, c1983 (OCoLC)561569573
ISBN 0394402294
9780394402291

 
    
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