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Part 1, Sections 1-4 Summary and Analysis

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.

Starting the Prologue, Part 1: Worlds Without Beginning opens with a quote from Jain Sacred Text from the ninth century asking where God was before the creation and how the will to create rose in him if he is perfect. Section 1: The Dazzled Vision of the Hindus tells how the...

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