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From Dawn to Decadence: 500 Years of Western Cultural Life; 1500 to the Present Library Binding – 1 May 2001

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  • Library Binding: 877 pages
  • Publisher: Turtleback Books; Turtleback School & Library ed. edition (1 May 2001)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0613708504
  • ISBN-13: 978-0613708500
  • Product Dimensions: 15.5 x 4.7 x 20.7 cm
  • Average Customer Review: 4.5 out of 5 stars 16 customer reviews
  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: 463,461 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)
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[From Dawn to Decadence] is arguably the best thinking man's bedside book ever written.?--Peter Green, "Times Literary Supplement"A stunning five-century study of civilization's cultural retreat."--William Safire, "New York Times""From Dawn to Decadence, in short, is peerless." --"New York Times Book Review"How many times in one's life does one get to welcome a masterpiece, which, without a doubt, this amazing work certainly is?" --"National Review"Likely -- I am tempted to say certain -- to become a classic."--William H. McNeill, "Los Angeles Times"Barzun writes with unfailing, stylish lucidity and enlivens his vast tale with ingenious devices." --"The New Yorker"[Barzun] restores color to faded memories of history and paints in the mural here bits were missing."--Sebastian Mallaby, "Washington Post Book World


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