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... read more
From Current Concerns to the Subject of this book
From Luther's Ninety-five These to Boy'es "Invisible College"
From the Bog and Sand of Versailles to the Tennis Court
From Faust, Part I, to the "Nude Descending a Staircase No. 2:
From "The Great Illusion" to "Western Civ has Got to Go"
Index of Persons
Index of Subjects
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