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Barzun, Jacques 1907-2012

Overview
Works: 501 works in 1,655 publications in 5 languages and 65,115 library holdings
Genres: History  Dictionaries  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Bio-bibliography  Biography 
Roles: Editor, Translator, Author of introduction, Performer, Compiler, Other, Honoree, Commentator, Creator
Classifications: D13, 940.2
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Jacques Barzun
The modern researcher by Jacques Barzun ( Book )
98 editions published between 1957 and 2004 in English and Undetermined and held by 5,969 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 )
24 editions published between 2000 and 2001 in English and held by 3,648 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 decadence is required in order to spark creativity in the next era
Modern American usage; a guide by Wilson Follett ( Book )
39 editions published between 1966 and 1990 in 5 languages and held by 2,525 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 )
44 editions published between 1959 and 2002 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,275 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Teacher in America by Jacques Barzun ( Book )
52 editions published between 1945 and 1987 in 3 languages and held by 2,236 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 2,093 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Darwin, Marx, Wagner: critique of a heritage by Jacques Barzun ( Book )
40 editions published between 1941 and 1981 in 3 languages and held by 2,088 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 1,905 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Classic, romantic, and modern by Jacques Barzun ( Book )
50 editions published between 1943 and 1980 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,891 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 1,852 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Science : the glorious entertainment by Jacques Barzun ( Book )
16 editions published in 1964 in English and held by 1,715 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 1,599 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 )
27 editions published between 1973 and 1995 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,538 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
Music in American life by Jacques Barzun ( Book )
30 editions published between 1956 and 1969 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,466 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
European writers ( Book )
13 editions published between 1983 and 1985 in English and held by 1,466 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Covers writers who have made significant contributions to European literature. Includes in-depth critical and biographical analysis
A stroll with William James by Jacques Barzun ( Book )
16 editions published between 1983 and 2002 in English and held by 1,446 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 )
20 editions published between 1971 and 1986 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,432 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Race: a study in superstition by Jacques Barzun ( Book )
19 editions published between 1938 and 1982 in English and Italian and held by 1,312 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
God's country and mine; a declaration of love spiced with a few harsh words by Jacques Barzun ( Book )
22 editions published between 1954 and 1973 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,306 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Clio and the doctors : psycho-history, quanto-history, & history by Jacques Barzun ( Book )
20 editions published between 1974 and 1989 in English and held by 1,273 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 (623)
German (4)
Italian (2)
Japanese (1)
Malay (1)
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