A Private History of Happiness

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

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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.show more

Product details

  • Hardback | 256 pages
  • 146 x 210 x 30mm | 430.91g
  • New York, United States
  • English
  • New.
  • 1933346515
  • 9781933346519
  • 1,035,458

About George Myerson

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.show more

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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"show more

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