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The art of folly

Author: Paul Tabori
Publisher: Philadelphia : Chilton Co., Book Division, [1961]
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : [1st ed.]View all editions and formats
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History of mankind rewritten in terms of the three F's - Fads, Fashion and Folly.
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Tabori, Paul, 1908-1974.
Art of folly.
Philadelphia, Chilton Co., Book Division [1961]
(OCoLC)551494002
Online version:
Tabori, Paul, 1908-1974.
Art of folly.
Philadelphia, Chilton Co., Book Division [1961]
(OCoLC)608963904
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Paul Tabori
OCLC Number: 502453
Description: 259 pages ; 25 cm
Contents: The lemmings --
Goethe and "Gloomy Sunday" --
Mammon's maniacs --
Quacks and quests --
The whims of kings --
Fads forever --
Intimate and most intimate --
The kings of fashion --
The queens of fashion --
The momentary muse --
A choice of revolutions --
Semantic fashions --
What's in a name? --
Cornucopia --
The folly of the wise --
The veil of Isis --
The emperor's new clothes --
Oxenstierna's Law --
The Martian memo.
Responsibility: Paul Tabori.

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History of mankind rewritten in terms of the three F's - Fads, Fashion and Folly.

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