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A Jacques Barzun Reader: Selections from His Works (2002)

by Jacques Barzun

Other authors: Michael Murray (Editor)

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One of the few of a dying breed: a public intellectual. The author was a professor of history and yet his long career allowed him to range freely over a wide variety of topics. He is the intellectual's intellectual, a public thinker and writer who can be dipped into for pleasant reading and thought.
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Collected for the first time in one volume are 80 of Barzun's most accomplished essays. The list of subjects covered has an amazing range: history, philosophy, literature, education, music and more.

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