Jacques Martin Barzun (November 30, 1907 – October 25, 2012) was a French-
born American historian. Focusing on ideas and culture, he wrote about a wide ...
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 ...
Oct 25, 2012 ... Jacques Barzun, the distinguished historian, essayist, cultural gadfly and
educator who helped establish the modern discipline of cultural ...
May 21, 2000 ... he Great Books are back, according to a report in The New York Times on Jan.
18; but thanks in part to Jacques Barzun they never did leave ...
An outline biography of the life of the historian Jacques Barzun author of - From
Dawn to Decadence - regarded as a classic cultural history review.
Oct 29, 2012 ... Jacques Barzun, who has died aged 104, was a scholar of encyclopedic
knowledge allied to a determination to maintain high standards in any ...
Oct 26, 2012 ... The long career of Jacques Barzun culminated in his publication, at the age of 94
, of From Dawn to Decadence (2000) a survey of five centuries ...
"The test and the use of man's education is that he finds pleasure in the exercise
of his mind." Jacques Barzun ( 1907– ) Historian Columbia College 1927, PhD ...
Oct 26, 2012 ... One of the last of the generation of critics that included Edmund Wilson, Irving
Howe, and Lionel Trilling, Jacques Barzun, who died yesterday ...