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The Creators: A History of Heroes of the Imagination by Daniel J. Boorstin is a collection of descriptions of various creations throughout the history of humanity. This collection includes the creation of various religions, styles of architecture, literature, visual arts, and music. In addition, by explaining how each led into the next creation, Boorstin provides a comprehensive study of how mankind, especially Western civilization, invented and re-invented itself. The Creators: A History of Heroes of the Imagination is a comprehensive and fascinating study of man's creativity throughout history.
The prologue encompasses Parts 1-2 and offers an overview of religions and how they affected man's abilities to create. These religions include very basic surveys of Hinduism, Confucianism, Taoism, Buddhism, Homeric verse, Judaism, Theology, Christianity and Islam.
Book 1 includes Parts 3-5 and focuses on the early creation of mankind. Part 3 is centered on architectural advances in history, such as the...
The Creators Lesson Plans contain 117 pages of teaching material, including: