Jacques Barzun

Painting of Barzun titled ''With Light from a New Dawn'', 1947 Jacques Martin Barzun (; November 30, 1907 – October 25, 2012) was a French-born American historian known for his studies of the history of ideas and cultural history. He wrote about a wide range of subjects, including baseball, mystery novels, and classical music, and was also known as a philosopher of education. In the book ''Teacher in America'' (1945), Barzun influenced the training of schoolteachers in the United States.

A professor of history at Columbia College for many years, he published more than forty books, was awarded the American Presidential Medal of Freedom, and was designated a knight of the French Legion of Honor. The historical retrospective ''From Dawn to Decadence: 500 Years of Western Cultural Life, 1500 to the Present'' (2000), widely considered his ''magnum opus'', was published when he was 93 years old. Provided by Wikipedia
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    by Barzun, Jacques, 1907-2012
    Published 1956
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    by Barzun, Jacques, 1907-2012
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    by Barzun, Jacques, 1907-2012
    Published 1968
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    Published 1965
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    Published 1957
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    by Barzun, Jacques, 1907-2012
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    by Barzun, Jacques, 1907-2012
    Published 1939
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