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Oct 31, 1995
| ISBN 9780679755180
Jun 01, 2011
| ISBN 9780307756527
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Oct 31, 1995 | ISBN 9780679755180
Jun 01, 2011 | ISBN 9780307756527
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 the elements of accident, improvisation and contradiction at the core of American institutions and beliefs.
Daniel J. Boorstin was the author of The Americans, a trilogy (The Colonial Experience, The National Experience, and The Democratic Experience) that won the Francis Parkman Prize, the Bancroft Prize, and the Pulitzer Prize. In 1989, he received the National Book Award for lifetime contribution… More about Daniel J. Boorstin
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