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Perpetual euphoria

on the duty to be happy

by Pascal Bruckner

  • 75 Want to read
  • 5 Currently reading

Published by Princeton University Press in Princeton .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Happiness -- History -- 19th century,
  • Happiness -- History -- 20th century,
  • Happiness -- Social aspects

  • Edition Notes

    Includes index.

    StatementPascal Bruckner ; translated by Steven Rendall.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsBJ1482 .B7813 2010
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23736304M
    ISBN 109780691143736
    LC Control Number2009039254

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