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The Resource From dawn to decadence : 500 years of cultural life, 1500 to the present, Jacques Barzun

From dawn to decadence : 500 years of cultural life, 1500 to the present, Jacques Barzun

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From dawn to decadence : 500 years of cultural life, 1500 to the present
Title
From dawn to decadence
Title remainder
500 years of cultural life, 1500 to the present
Statement of responsibility
Jacques Barzun
Title variation
  • 500 years of western cultural life
  • Five hundred years of western cultural life
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
The saga of 500 years of oppression by white European men is discussed. Women and their deeds are prominent in the text. It is further discussed that freedom (even in sexual matters) is not the invention of more recent decades. The author presents decadence as the normal close of great periods and a necessary condition to inspire remedies
Writing style
Award
  • ALA Notable Book, 2001.
  • Booklist Editors' Choice, 2000.
  • Library Journal Best Books, 2000.
  • New York Times Notable Book, 2000
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155496
Cataloging source
DLC
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1907-
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Barzun, Jacques
Dewey number
940.2
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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True
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  • Civilization, Western
  • Learning and scholarship
  • Europe
  • Europe
Target audience
adult
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500 years of western cultural life : 1500 to the present
Label
From dawn to decadence : 500 years of cultural life, 1500 to the present, Jacques Barzun
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Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [803]-828) and indexes
Control code
ocm41476709
Dimensions
25 cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
xviii, 877 p.
Isbn
9780060175863
Lccn
99016194
System control number
(Sirsi) ABW-8651
Label
From dawn to decadence : 500 years of cultural life, 1500 to the present, Jacques Barzun
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [803]-828) and indexes
Control code
ocm41476709
Dimensions
25 cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
xviii, 877 p.
Isbn
9780060175863
Lccn
99016194
System control number
(Sirsi) ABW-8651

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