The Guns of August

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  • Author : Barbara W. Tuchman
  • Publisher : Random House
  • Pages : 608 pages
  • ISBN : 0307567621
  • Rating : 4/5 from 10 reviews
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The Guns of August

The Guns of August
  • Author : Barbara W. Tuchman
  • Publisher : Random House
  • Release : 22 July 2009
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Selected by the Modern Library as one of the 100 best nonfiction books of all time The Proud Tower, the Pulitzer Prize–winning The Guns of August, and The Zimmerman Telegram comprise Barbara W. Tuchman’s classic histories of the First World War era In this landmark, Pulitzer Prize–winning account, renowned historian Barbara W. Tuchman re-creates the first month of World War I: thirty days in the summer of 1914 that determined the course of the conflict, the century, and ultimately

The Guns of August

The Guns of August
  • Author : Barbara Wertheim Tuchman
  • Publisher : Random House Trade Paperbacks
  • Release : 28 October 1994
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A definitive Pulitzer Prize-winning recreation of the powderkeg that was Europe during the crucial first thirty days of World War I traces the actions of statesmen and patriots alike in Berlin, London, St. Petersburg, and Paris. Reprint.

The Guns of August

The Guns of August
  • Author : Barbara W. Tuchman
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release : 05 June 2014
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'War pressed against every frontier. Suddenly dismayed, governments struggled and twisted to fend it off. It was no use . . .' Barbara Tuchman's universally acclaimed, Pulitzer prize-winning account of how the first thirty days of battle determined the course of the First World War is to this day revered as the classic account of the conflict's opening. From the precipitous plunge into war and the brutal and bloody battles of August 1914, Tuchman shows how events were propelled by a horrific logic

The Guns of August

The Guns of August
  • Author : Barbara Tuchman
  • Publisher : Penguin UK
  • Release : 05 June 2014
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Barbara Tuchman's The Guns of August is a spellbinding history of the fateful first month when Britain went to war. War pressed against every frontier. Suddenly dismayed, governments struggled and twisted to fend it off. It was no use . . . Barbara Tuchman's universally acclaimed, Pulitzer prize-winning account of how the first thirty days of battle determined the course of the First World War is to this day revered as the classic account of the conflict's opening. From the precipitous plunge into

The Guns of August

The Guns of August
  • Author : Barbara Wertheim Tuchman,Margaret MacMillan
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release : 28 October 2021
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The Guns of August (1962), a riveting account of the outbreak of World War I and the weeks of fighting leading up to the First Battle of the Marne in September 1914. Tuchman dramatizes the diplomatic debacles that precipitated the war and the intransigence of the German and French armies as they dogmatically adhered to their battle plans, with disastrous consequences. Interwoven with her vivid re-creation of the German march through Belgium into France and the fierce fighting on the Eastern Front

The Guns of August 2008

The Guns of August 2008
  • Author : Svante E. Cornell,S. Frederick Starr
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release : 28 January 2015
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In the summer of 2008, a conflict that appeared to have begun in the breakaway Georgian territory of South Ossetia rapidly escalated to become the most significant crisis in European security in a decade. The implications of the Russian-Georgian war will be understood differently depending on one's narrative of what transpired and perspective on the broader context. This book is designed to present the facts about the events of August 2008 along with comprehensive coverage of the background to those events. It

The Guns of August

The Guns of August
  • Author : Barbara Wertheim Tuchman
  • Publisher : Turtleback Books
  • Release : 08 March 1994
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A definitive Pulitzer Prize-winning recreation of the powderkeg that was Europe during the crucial first thirty days of World War I traces the actions of statesmen and patriots alike in Berlin, London, St. Petersburg, and Paris.

The Guns of August

The Guns of August
  • Author : Barbara Wertheim Tuchman
  • Publisher : Macmillan Publishing Company
  • Release : 28 October 1962
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Lucid examination of the critical moves of August, 1914--the carefully-planned strategies, first bloody clashes, and shocking realizations of prolonged battles

The March of Folly

The March of Folly
  • Author : Barbara W. Tuchman
  • Publisher : Random House
  • Release : 20 July 2011
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Pulitzer Prize–winning historian Barbara W. Tuchman, author of the World War I masterpiece The Guns of August, grapples with her boldest subject: the pervasive presence, through the ages, of failure, mismanagement, and delusion in government. Drawing on a comprehensive array of examples, from Montezuma’s senseless surrender of his empire in 1520 to Japan’s attack on Pearl Harbor, Barbara W. Tuchman defines folly as the pursuit by government of policies contrary to their own interests, despite the availability of

The Proud Tower

The Proud Tower
  • Author : Barbara Tuchman
  • Publisher : Penguin UK
  • Release : 05 June 2014
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Barbara Tuchman's The Proud Tower is a haunting account of Britain on the cusp of total war - reissued for the 2014 Centenary. The last government in the Western world to possess all the attributes of aristocracy in working condition took office in England in June of 1895 . . . In this now classic work, Pulitzer prize-winning historian Barbara Tuchman explores the quarter century leading up to the First World War, from the dying embers of the British aristocracy to the fitful eruptions of

100 of the Most Shocking Reviews the Guns of August

100 of the Most Shocking Reviews the Guns of August
  • Author : Leo Ifing
  • Publisher : Lennex
  • Release : 01 January 2013
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