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From Dawn to Decadence: 500 Years of Western Cultural Life 1500 to the Present

By: "Barzun, Jacques"

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Harper Perennial:

Seller ID: 9780060928834

ISBN: 0060928832

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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 Reformation down to the present in the double light of its own time and our pressing concerns. He introduces characters and incidents with his unusual literary style and grace, bringing to the fore those that have "Puritans as Democrats," "The Monarch's R... View more info