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Author: Daniel J Boorstin; Daniel J. Boorstin Collection (Library of Congress)
Publisher: New York : Random House, ©1992.
Edition/Format:   Book : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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A narrative of the great figures who have created our cultural heritage, from the pyramid builders to Picasso, enriching our world with architecture, painting, sculpture, music, drama, dance, and literature.
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Genre/Form: History
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Boorstin, Daniel J. (Daniel Joseph), 1914-2004.
Creators.
New York : Random House, c1992
(OCoLC)645829385
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Daniel J Boorstin; Daniel J. Boorstin Collection (Library of Congress)
ISBN: 0394543955 9780394543956
OCLC Number: 24846950
Notes: Companion volume to: The discoverers. 1983.
Description: xiv, 811 p. : ill. ; 25 cm.
Contents: The riddle of creation: a prologue. pt. 1. World without beginning --
pt. 2. A creator-God --
bk. 1. Creator man. pt. 3. The power of stone --
pt. 4. The magic of images --
pt. 5. The immortal world --
bk. 2. Recreating the world. pt. 6. Otherworldly elements --
pt. 7. The human comedy: a composite work --
pt. 8. From craftsman to artist --
pt. 9. Composing for the community. pt. 10. Conjuring with time and space --
bk. 3. Creating the self. pt. 11. The vanguard world --
pt. 12. The wilderness within.
Responsibility: Daniel J. Boorstin.
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A narrative of the great figures who have created our cultural heritage, from the pyramid builders to Picasso, enriching our world with architecture, painting, sculpture, music, drama, dance, and literature.

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