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Barzun, Jacques 1907-2012

Overview
Works: 486 works in 1,700 publications in 9 languages and 65,072 library holdings
Genres: History  Dictionaries  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Biography  Bio-bibliography 
Roles: Author, Editor, Translator, Author of introduction, Performer, Compiler, Other, Honoree, Commentator, Creator
Classifications: D13, 940.2
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The modern researcher by Jacques Barzun( Book )

114 editions published between 1957 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 5,965 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 )

43 editions published between 2000 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 3,795 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 )

41 editions published between 1966 and 1990 in 5 languages and held by 2,530 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Unfinished typescript and notes as they were at the time of Follett's death; includes newsclipping critical of the posthumous publication by Jacques Barzun and Carlos Baker in 1966
The house of intellect by Jacques Barzun( Book )

51 editions published between 1959 and 2002 in 4 languages and held by 2,310 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Teacher in America by Jacques Barzun( Book )

57 editions published between 1945 and 1987 in 4 languages and held by 2,236 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

44 editions published between 1941 and 1999 in 4 languages and held by 2,098 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

25 editions published between 1975 and 1994 in 3 languages and held by 2,083 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

27 editions published between 1968 and 1993 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,902 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

55 editions published between 1943 and 1980 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,890 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Berlioz and the romantic century by Jacques Barzun( Book )

31 editions published between 1950 and 1969 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,851 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Science : the glorious entertainment by Jacques Barzun( Book )

16 editions published in 1964 in English and held by 1,705 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

9 editions published between 1934 and 1992 in English and held by 1,588 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 )

30 editions published between 1973 and 2009 in 4 languages and held by 1,539 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
European writers( Book )

10 editions published between 1983 and 1985 in English and held by 1,522 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Covers writers who have made significant contributions to European literature. Includes in-depth critical and biographical analysis
Music in American life by Jacques Barzun( Book )

31 editions published between 1956 and 1969 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,463 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A stroll with William James by Jacques Barzun( Book )

21 editions published between 1983 and 2002 in 3 languages and held by 1,459 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
On writing, editing, and publishing : essays, explicative and hortatory by Jacques Barzun( Book )

21 editions published between 1971 and 1986 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,421 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

God's country and mine; a declaration of love spiced with a few harsh words by Jacques Barzun( Book )

23 editions published between 1954 and 1973 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,306 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Race: a study in superstition by Jacques Barzun( Book )

19 editions published between 1938 and 1982 in 3 languages and held by 1,301 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Clio and the doctors : psycho-history, quanto-history, & history by Jacques Barzun( Book )

21 editions published between 1974 and 1989 in English and held by 1,269 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
 
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Alternative Names
Barzun, Jacques

Barzun, Jacques Martin

Barzun, Jacques Martin 1907-2012

バーザン, ジャック

バルザン

Languages
English (642)

Spanish (13)

Chinese (10)

German (9)

Japanese (9)

Turkish (9)

Italian (2)

Malay (1)

Korean (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 writersThe American university; how it runs, where it is goingClassic, romantic, and modernBegin here : the forgotten conditions of teaching and learning