The Discoverers

Author: Daniel Joseph Boorstin
Publisher: Weidenfeld & Nicolson
ISBN: 9781842122273
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This Pulitzer Prize-winning saga of human discovery is the story of countless Columbuses who, in the deep recesses of the past, remain anonymous but in more recent times emerge into the light of history.

The Seekers

Author: Daniel J. Boorstin
Publisher: Vintage
ISBN: 0679462708
Size: 47.68 MB
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Here are the absorbing stories of exceptional men such as Marx, Spengler, and Toynbee, Carlyle and Emerson, and Malraux, Bergson, and Einstein.

The Creators

Author: Daniel J. Boorstin
Publisher: Vintage
ISBN: 0307817210
Size: 15.82 MB
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Even as he tells the stories of such individual creators as Homer, Joyce, Giotto, Picasso, Handel, Wagner, and Virginia Woolf, Boorstin assembles them into a grand mosaic of aesthetic and intellectual invention.

The Discoverers

Author: Daniel J. Boorstin
Publisher: Vintage
ISBN: 9780307773555
Size: 13.87 MB
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In the compendious history, Boorstin not only traces man's insatiable need to know, but also the obstacles to discovery and the illusion that knowledge can also put in our way.

Mere Christianity

Author: C. S. Lewis
Publisher: Harper Collins
ISBN: 9780061947438
Size: 54.30 MB
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The book brings together C. S. Lewis's legendary radio broadcasts during the war years, in which he set out simply to "explain and defend the belief that has been common to nearly all Christians at all times.

Angels In The Architecture

Author: Douglas Jones
Publisher: Canon Press & Book Service
ISBN: 1885767404
Size: 71.99 MB
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This book sketches a vision of "medieval Protestantism," a personal and cultural vision that embraces the fullness of Christian truth, beauty, and goodness. "This volume is a breath of fresh air in our polluted religious environment.

Heroes Of The City Of Man

Author: Peter J. Leithart
Publisher: Canon Press & Book Service
ISBN: 9781885767554
Size: 47.72 MB
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"[Analyzes specific ancient epics and Greek dramas in the light of Christian beliefs. Ancient poets and playwrights discussed: Hesiod, Homer, Virgil, Aeschylus, Sophocles, Euripides, and Aristophanes.]"--Provided by publisher.

Cleopatra S Nose

Author: Daniel J. Boorstin
Publisher: Vintage
ISBN: 0307756521
Size: 51.22 MB
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Boorstin goes on to uncover the elements of accident, improvisation and contradiction at the core of American institutions and beliefs. From the Trade Paperback edition.

Hidden History

Author: Daniel Joseph Boorstin
Publisher: Vintage
ISBN: 9780679722236
Size: 76.64 MB
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In thirty interrelated essays the Pulitzer Prize-winning historian explores American history and the pitfalls and virtues of American democracy

Anthem Reissue

Author: Ayn Rand
Publisher: Coyote Canyon Press
ISBN: 0979660785
Size: 61.69 MB
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" ANTHEM presents not merely a frightening projection of existing trends, but, more importantly, a positive answer to those trends and a weapon against them, a key to the world's moral crisis and to a new morality of individualism -- a ...