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

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

Label
From dawn to decadence : 500 years of western cultural life : 1500 to the present
Title
From dawn to decadence
Title remainder
500 years of western cultural life : 1500 to the present
Statement of responsibility
Jacques Barzun
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
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
Awards note
National Book Award Finalist, 2000
Cataloging source
DLC
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1907-2012
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Barzun, Jacques
Dewey number
940.2
Index
index present
LC call number
CB245
LC item number
.B365 2000
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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Rogers D. Spotswood Collection
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  • Civilization, Western
  • Europe
  • Europe
  • Learning and scholarship
  • Learning and scholarship
  • Civilisation occidentale
  • Savoir et érudition
  • Europe
  • Europe
  • Civilization
  • Civilization, Western
  • Intellectual life
  • Learning and scholarship
  • Europe
  • Cultuur
  • Western civilization
  • Europe
  • Europe
  • Learning and scholarship
Label
From dawn to decadence : 500 years of western cultural life : 1500 to the present, Jacques Barzun
Link
http://catdir.loc.gov/catdir/enhancements/fy1308/99016194-b.html
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 803-828) and indexes
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Prologue: from current concerns to the subject of this book -- pt. 1: from Luther's Ninety-five theses to Boyle's "Invisible college" -- pt. 2: from the bog and sand of Versailles to the tennis court -- pt. 3: from Faust, Part I, to the "Nude descending a staircase No. 2" -- pt. 4: from "The great illusion" to "Western civ has got to go."
Control code
ocm41476709
Dimensions
25 cm
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
xviii, 877 pages
Isbn
9780060175863
Lccn
99016194
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
  • (Sirsi) o41476709
  • (OCoLC)41476709
Label
From dawn to decadence : 500 years of western cultural life : 1500 to the present, Jacques Barzun
Link
http://catdir.loc.gov/catdir/enhancements/fy1308/99016194-b.html
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 803-828) and indexes
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Prologue: from current concerns to the subject of this book -- pt. 1: from Luther's Ninety-five theses to Boyle's "Invisible college" -- pt. 2: from the bog and sand of Versailles to the tennis court -- pt. 3: from Faust, Part I, to the "Nude descending a staircase No. 2" -- pt. 4: from "The great illusion" to "Western civ has got to go."
Control code
ocm41476709
Dimensions
25 cm
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
xviii, 877 pages
Isbn
9780060175863
Lccn
99016194
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
  • (Sirsi) o41476709
  • (OCoLC)41476709

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