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Leisure: The Basis of Culture

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  • Leisure the Basis of Culture (Liberty Fund) – Hardcover (2010)
    by Josef Pieper, Alexander Dru (Translator), Professor T S Eliot (Introduction by)

    Leisure the Basis of Culture

    Hardcover, Liberty Fund
    2010
    English
    Revised ed.
    137 pages

    ISBN: 0865972109
    ISBN-13: 9780865972100

    Beginning with the Greeks, and through a series of historical examples, this text demonstrates that leisure has always been the foundation for any culture. It argues that unless the contemporary clamour for entertainment and distraction is challenged, culture will be destroyed.

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