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Although The Discoverers easily stands on its own, it is technically the first entry in a trilogy that also includes The Creators and The Seekers. An outstanding book--one of the best works of history to be found anywhere. --John J. Miller
I have given multiple copies of this book as gifts - to both adults and teens. Boorstein is one of the great minds of our era so anything he publishes has been well researched and... Read morePublished 1 day ago by Bette Inman
If you want to know how we got to here regarding time, anatomy, some of the basic Sciences, this book is worth reading. Read morePublished 22 days ago by Curtiss J. Biehn
Some of the facts I believe are narrated only on the basis of post Renaissance scripts available. What is not understood by the author is either not mentioned, altogether ignored... Read morePublished 24 days ago by Kiran Dwarakanath
It's a must-read for those who are into linguistics, humanities, and sociology.Published 1 month ago by James Roberts
Boorstin presents history in an interesting and logical manner that's easy to read.Published 1 month ago by Perry Miller
Worth the time to read it. Am learning a lot of history and how our language was influenced by it.Published 3 months ago by Watercolorwilly
Wonderful narrative regarding the development of western civilization. This is probably the third copy I've had to buy over the years as my other copies (fortunately they were... Read morePublished 3 months ago by ACAR
Excellent read. Traces a lot of our scientific breakthroughs to their original discovery or invention. Highly recommended.Published 4 months ago by Y.B. Normal