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The Americans: The National Experience

by Daniel J. Boorstin

Explores problems of community and the search for a national identity. Winner of the Francis Parkman Prize.

From the Trade Paperback edition.

The Discoverers

by Daniel J. Boorstin

An original history of man's greatest adventure: his search to discover the world around him.

From the Trade Paperback edition.

The Image: A Guide to Pseudo-Events in America

by Daniel J. Boorstin

First published in 1962, this wonderfully provocative book introduced the notion of “pseudo-events”—events such as press conferences and presidential debates, which are manufactured solely in order to...

The Seekers: The Story of Man's Continuing Quest to Understand His World

by Daniel J. Boorstin

Throughout history, from the time of Socrates to our own modern age, the human race has sought the answers to fundamental questions of life: Who are we?  Why are we here?

In his previous national bestsellers,...

Cleopatra's Nose: Essays on the Unexpected

by Daniel J. Boorstin

The Pulitzer Prize-winning author of The Discoverers demonstrates the truth behind the aphorism that if Cleopatra's nose had been shorter, the face of the world would have been changed. Boorstin goes on to uncover...