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From Dawn to Decadence: 500 Years of Western Cultural Life -- 1500 to the Present
From Dawn to Decadence 500 Years of Western Cultural Life -- 1500 to the Present
Author: Jacques Barzun
Showcases the triumphs and defeats of five hundred years of Western cultural history, highlighting the contributions of women and arguing that decadence is required in order to spark creativity in the next era.
ISBN-13: 9780965365109
ISBN-10: 0965365107
Publication Date: 2000
Pages: 877
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Publisher: Harper Collins Publishers
Book Type: Paperback
Other Versions: Hardcover, 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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