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Happiness A History is precisely that, a detailed history of the idea of happiness in Western civilization. Read morePublished 2 months ago by John Martin
Love this book, it's super insightful and packed thick with relevant and interesting information about the history of happiness. Read morePublished 6 months ago by Erik C Hauenstein
The book confirmed by belief that happiness is only temporary. It provides insights to some famous historical figures' happiness.Published 10 months ago by Henningan Hines
An excellent and comprehensive survey of how happiness has been viewed throughout the history of Western civilization. Read morePublished 12 months ago by bronx book nerd
3 stars because it's NOT in kindle yet. I keep waiting but it's NOT happening. WHY?? PUT THIS BOOK IN KINDLE PLEASE. As to the book, it's excellent. Read morePublished 16 months ago by SRE
As a writer/scholar, McMahon has carved out a niche somewhere between erudite academia and high-level journalism. He does write well and is clearly knowledgeable. Read morePublished 18 months ago by W. J. Reedy
A brilliantly conceived book that covers a lot of ground and offers many tantalizing insights.Published on September 19, 2009 by David George Moore
This is truly a fantastic read. But you have to dig into it to get the most out of it. It brings together three fantastic topics: Happiness, History and Philosophy. Read morePublished on September 7, 2009 by Brad the Dad
Professor McMahon's impressively researched historical work provides readers with a panoramic view of people's changing notions of "happiness". It is a heavy piece. Read morePublished on June 16, 2009 by Corazon Tiongson