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Conversation : a history of a declining art

Conversation : a history of a declining art

Author: Stephen Miller
Publisher: New Haven, Conn. ; London : Yale University Press, 2007.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats

Chronicles the art of conversation in Western civilization from its beginnings in ancient Greece to its apex in eighteenth-century Britain to its endangered state in America. This book shows why good  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Stephen Miller
ISBN: 9780300123654 0300123655
OCLC Number: 1017236764
Notes: Originally published: 2006.
Description: 1 volume ; 22 cm
Responsibility: Stephen Miller.


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"'A charming (and alarming) history of conversation, as elegantly affable as the conversationalists Miller admires... And the measure of his book is that it makes one want to rush out and converse Read more...

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