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Barzun, Jacques 1907-2012

Overview
Works: 510 works in 1,976 publications in 7 languages and 64,428 library holdings
Genres: History  Dictionaries  Reference works  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Music  Biography  Anecdotes  Orchestral music 
Roles: Author, Editor, Translator, Author of introduction, Performer, Other, Honoree, Creator, Commentator, tra
Classifications: D13, 940.2
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The modern researcher by Jacques Barzun( Book )

134 editions published between 1957 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 5,783 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This classic introduction to the techniques of research and the art of expression is used widely in history courses, but is also appropriate for writing and research methods courses in other departments. Barzun and Graff thoroughly cover every aspect of research, from the selection of a topic through the gathering, analysis, writing, revision, and publication of findings presenting the process not as a set of rules but through actual cases that put the subtleties of research in a useful context. Part One covers the principles and methods of research; Part Two covers writing, speaking, and getting one's work published
From dawn to decadence : 500 years of western cultural life : 1500 to the present by Jacques Barzun( Book )

46 editions published between 2000 and 2015 in English and Spanish and held by 3,792 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Showcases the triumphs and defeats of five hundred years of Western cultural history, highlighting the contributions of women and arguing that decadance is required in order to spark creativity in the next era
Modern American usage; a guide by Wilson Follett( Book )

43 editions published between 1966 and 1990 in 3 languages and held by 2,345 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The House of Intellect by Jacques Barzun( Book )

60 editions published between 1959 and 2002 in English and German and held by 2,262 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Teacher in America by Jacques Barzun( Book )

68 editions published between 1945 and 1987 in 3 languages and held by 2,124 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Darwin, Marx, Wagner: critique of a heritage by Jacques Barzun( Book )

54 editions published between 1941 and 2007 in 3 languages and held by 2,032 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Simple & direct : a rhetoric for writers by Jacques Barzun( Book )

28 editions published between 1975 and 1994 in English and Malay and held by 1,973 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Classic, romantic, and modern by Jacques Barzun( Book )

66 editions published between 1943 and 1980 in English and held by 1,872 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The American university; how it runs, where it is going by Jacques Barzun( Book )

29 editions published between 1968 and 1993 in English and held by 1,805 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Berlioz and the romantic century by Jacques Barzun( Book )

23 editions published between 1950 and 1969 in English and held by 1,705 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Science : the glorious entertainment by Jacques Barzun( Book )

21 editions published in 1964 in English and held by 1,628 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Begin here : the forgotten conditions of teaching and learning by Jacques Barzun( Book )

13 editions published between 1934 and 1992 in English and held by 1,523 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

From the Publisher: In this powerful, eloquent, and timely book, Jacques Barzun offers guidance for resolving the crisis in America's schools and colleges. Drawing on a lifetime of distinguished teaching, he issues a clear call to action for improving what goes on in America's classrooms. The result is an extraordinarily fresh, sensible, and practical program for better schools
The use and abuse of art by Jacques Barzun( Book )

31 editions published between 1973 and 2009 in English and Chinese and held by 1,517 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The lecturer traces the historical development of attitudes toward the arts over the past 150 years, suggesting that the present is a period of cultural liquidation, nothing less than the ending of the modern age that began with the Renaissance
A stroll with William James by Jacques Barzun( Book )

28 editions published between 1983 and 2002 in 3 languages and held by 1,473 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

With this book, Jacques Barzun pays what he describes as an "intellectual debt" to William James -- psychologist, philosopher, and, for Barzun, guide and mentor. Commenting on James's life, thought, and legacy, Barzun leaves us with a wise and civilized distillation of the great thinker's work. - Publisher
Music in American life by Jacques Barzun( Book )

34 editions published between 1956 and 1969 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,407 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The present state of the art, with emphasis on developments since the establishment of the long-playing record industry
On writing, editing, and publishing : essays, explicative and hortatory by Jacques Barzun( Book )

26 editions published between 1971 and 1986 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,383 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Evenings with the orchestra by Hector Berlioz( Book )

12 editions published between 1956 and 1999 in English and held by 1,316 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

During the performances of fashionable operas in an unidentified but "civilized" town in northern Europe, the musicians (with the exception of the conscientious bass drummer) tell tales, read stories, and exchange gossip to relieve the tedium of the bad music they are paid to perform. In this delightful and now classic narrative written by the brilliant composer and critic Hector Berlioz, we are privy to twenty-five highly entertaining evenings with a fascinating group of distracted performers
European writers( Book )

10 editions published between 1983 and 1985 in English and held by 1,269 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This reference work is comprised of two volumes treating the Middle Ages and the Renaissance, three volumes on the Romantics, and four volumes dealing with twentieth century authors. Scholar's new to literary history and criticism should find the balanced, well written essays on included authors a solid introduction
Clio and the doctors : psycho-history, quanto-history, & history by Jacques Barzun( Book )

24 editions published between 1972 and 1989 in English and held by 1,260 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The spreading vogue of psycho-history and what the author has christened "quanto-history" raises fundamental questions of theory and practice about both history and the new methods applied to it. In this work Jacques Barzun presents his credo as a historian, criticizing the "new" techniques and contrasting them with his idea of the true spirit of historical inquiry. --Book jacket
Race: a study in superstition by Jacques Barzun( Book )

22 editions published between 1938 and 1982 in English and Italian and held by 1,251 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

Barzun, Jacques 1907-

Barzun, Jacques 1907-2012

Barzun, Jacques Martin.

Barzun, Jacques Martin 1907-

Barzun, Jacques Martin 1907-2012

Jacques Barzun Amerikaans cultureel historicus (1907-2012)

Jacques Barzun Historian

Jacques Barzun historien français

Jacques Barzun storico francese

Jacques Barzun US-amerikanischer Historiker und Hochschullehrer

Барзен, Жак

바르죙, 자크 1907-2012

바르쥔, 자크 마르탱 1907-2012

바전, 쟈크 1907-2012

바전, 쟉크 마르틴 1907-2012

ジャック・バーザン

バーザン, ジャック

バルザン

雅克·巴贊

Languages
English (757)

Spanish (15)

Turkish (14)

German (9)

Chinese (2)

Italian (2)

Malay (1)

Covers
From dawn to decadence : 500 years of western cultural life : 1500 to the presentThe House of IntellectTeacher in AmericaDarwin, Marx, Wagner: critique of a heritageSimple & direct : a rhetoric for writersClassic, romantic, and modernThe American university; how it runs, where it is goingBegin here : the forgotten conditions of teaching and learning