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Jacques Barzun Dies at 104 October 26, 2012: From The NY Times: Jacques Barzun, the distinguished historian, essayist, cultural gadfly and educator who helped establish the modern discipline of cultural history and came to see the West as sliding toward decadence, died Thursday night in San Antonio, where he lived. He was 104. His death was announced by Arthur Krystal, Mr. [...] by