Random House, 1992 - 811 Seiten
In this companion volume to his bestseller The Discoverers, Pulitzer Prize-winning historian Daniel Boorstin brings to life more than 3,000 years of human artistic achievement. This immensely readable and engrossing book examines what people have added to the world: painting, sculpture, architecture, theology, philosophy, poetry, drama, music, film, and more.S. News & World Report.
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LibraryThing ReviewNutzerbericht - AliceAnna - LibraryThing
Much drier than his Discoverers for the most part. You can't do a book like this without illustrations. It needed full color photographs, CDs of music and readings of great works. It was a class without the teacher, students and illustrations necessary to bring it to life. Vollständige Rezension lesen
LibraryThing ReviewNutzerbericht - saturnloft - LibraryThing
A very ambitious yet fascinating exploration of art history. Boorstin doesn't stop at the visual arts (painting, sculpture, architecture, photography, etc); he also covers literature, music, and dance ... Vollständige Rezension lesen
WORLDS WITHOUT BEGINNING 1 The Dazzled Vision of the Hindus
The Indifference of Confucius
The Silence of the Buddha
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