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From Dawn to Decadence: 1500 to the Present: 500 Years of Western Cultural Life
From Dawn to Decadence 1500 to the Present 500 Years of Western Cultural Life
Author: Jacques Barzun
Highly regarded here and abroad for some thirty works of cultural history and criticism, master historian Jacques Barzun has now set down in one continuous narrative the sum of his discoveries and conclusions about the whole of Western culture since 1500.In this account, Barzun describes what Western Man wrought from the Renaisance and Reformati...  more »
ISBN-13: 9780060175863
ISBN-10: 0060175869
Publication Date: 5/2000
Pages: 877
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Publisher: HarperCollins
Book Type: Hardcover
Other Versions: Paperback, Audio Cassette, Audio CD
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I am an avid reader of history, but this book I just could not hack - I tried twice, and never got beyond, say, 25% of it. It is very dry; BUT, if it is your subject matter, I am sure it will be a winner for you!
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