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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 think the book is amazing. I don't much like his other work but I have read this book nearly every year since i have owned it. Read morePublished 2 months ago by Tim
Bought this for a history buff in my family, Lots of stories of the ancient world travelers. Nice to see the progression of the discoveries throughout the centuries.Published 3 months ago by C Woods
A must read ...very well written and organized!
Full of illuminating history,...connecting events, and fascinating people!
I cannot recommend it more!!!
Just a great book. It gets lost in some areas, but a very very informative and interesting read. BTW, this is my second copy, I lent the first out so many times I lost track of... Read morePublished 5 months ago by Jazzed
Well documented and written in simple language. It is divided into four books: time, geography, nature and society. Read morePublished 6 months ago by Eric Mascarin Perigault
One of the best books I have ever read. I have read and re-read this book three times, and never cease to enjoy the writing of Daniel Boorstin, the former Librarian of Congress. Read morePublished 7 months ago by DavidI
Loved it. Loads of great info and well written. Borrowed it from my college math teacher a decade ago. Just might have to buy myself a copy sometime. Read morePublished 7 months ago by T. Adams
Every few pages is like a stand-alone story, yet all are woven together in the greatest tapestry any author has ever attempted to weave. Read morePublished 8 months ago by Morris J. Markovitz