A Private History of Happiness: Ninety-Nine Moments of Joy from Around the World

A Private History of Happiness: Ninety-Nine Moments of Joy from Around the World

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By (author) MR George Myerson

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  • Publisher: BLUEBRIDGE
  • Format: Hardback | 256 pages
  • Dimensions: 146mm x 210mm x 30mm | 431g
  • Publication date: 1 September 2012
  • Publication City/Country: New York
  • ISBN 10: 1933346515
  • ISBN 13: 9781933346519
  • Edition statement: New.
  • Sales rank: 710,582

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Instead of advocating the latest guide or formula to achieve happiness, A Private History of Happiness offers a fresh look at everyday moments of joy as they were experienced by real people--across many centuries and from around the world--and invites us to discover the happiness in our own lives.

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George Myerson has published a number of books on ancient and contemporary culture, and modern thought. He holds a PhD in English from Cambridge University, and was a reader in English at King's College London.

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"It can be said of few books that they make the world a less lonely place: this is one. Read it and be inspired, delighted and cheered; give it and create more happiness.' --Clare Brant, professor, King's College London, author, "Eighteenth-Century Letters and British Culture"