The Proud Tower

📒The Proud Tower ✍ Barbara Tuchman

✏Book Title : The Proud Tower
✏Author : Barbara Tuchman
✏Publisher : Penguin UK
✏Release Date : 2014-06-05
✏Pages : 520
✏ISBN : 9780241968253
✏Available Language : English, Spanish, And French

✏The Proud Tower Book Summary : 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 the anarchist movement. She provides a compelling portrait of the key figures and conflicting ideologies of this time, giving an intimate view of an epoch that was soon to be swept away by the tide of history. 'Her intention is to make the age alive for us, and in that she abundantly succeeds' Daily Telegraph 'Tuchman has a gift of recreating a period and a mood by an inspired selection of detail and sheer narrative sweep. A volcano of a book' Evening Standard 'Impeccable scholarship and literary polish. Impossible to read without pleasure and admiration' New York Times Barbara Tuchman achieved prominence as a historian with The Zimmerman Telegram and international fame with the Pulitzer-Prize winning The Guns of August. She is also the author of Stilwell and the American Experience in China (also awarded the Pulitzer Prize), A Distant Mirror and The March of Folly. She died in 1989. The Guns of August and The Zimmerman Telegram are published by Penguin.

📒The Proud Tower ✍ Barbara W. Tuchman

✏Book Title : The Proud Tower
✏Author : Barbara W. Tuchman
✏Publisher :
✏Release Date : 1965
✏Pages : 528
✏ISBN : LCCN:63023074
✏Available Language : English, Spanish, And French

✏The Proud Tower Book Summary : The fateful quarter-century leading up to the Great war comes magnificently to life in these pages.

✏Book Title : The proud tower a portrait of the world before the war 1890 1914
✏Author : Barbara Wertheim Tuchman
✏Publisher :
✏Release Date : 1997
✏Pages :
✏ISBN : OCLC:487953312
✏Available Language : English, Spanish, And French

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✏Book Title : The proud tower a portrait of the world before the war 1890 1914
✏Author : Barbara Wertheim Tuchman
✏Publisher :
✏Release Date : 1997
✏Pages :
✏ISBN : OCLC:487953312
✏Available Language : English, Spanish, And French

✏The proud tower a portrait of the world before the war 1890 1914 Book Summary :

✏Book Title : The Proud Tower a Portrait of the World Before the War 1890 1914 by Barbara W Tuchman
✏Author : Barbara Wertheim Tuchman
✏Publisher :
✏Release Date :
✏Pages : 528
✏ISBN : OCLC:1087031064
✏Available Language : English, Spanish, And French

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📒The Proud Power ✍ Barbara W. Tuchman

✏Book Title : The Proud Power
✏Author : Barbara W. Tuchman
✏Publisher :
✏Release Date : 1966
✏Pages :
✏ISBN :
✏Available Language : English, Spanish, And French

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📒The Guns Of August ✍ Barbara W. Tuchman

✏Book Title : The Guns of August
✏Author : Barbara W. Tuchman
✏Publisher : Random House
✏Release Date : 2009-07-22
✏Pages : 608
✏ISBN : 0307567621
✏Available Language : English, Spanish, And French

✏The Guns of August Book Summary : 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 our present world. Beginning with the funeral of Edward VII, Tuchman traces each step that led to the inevitable clash. And inevitable it was, with all sides plotting their war for a generation. Dizzyingly comprehensive and spectacularly portrayed with her famous talent for evoking the characters of the war’s key players, Tuchman’s magnum opus is a classic for the ages. Praise for The Guns of August “A brilliant piece of military history which proves up to the hilt the force of Winston Churchill’s statement that the first month of World War I was ‘a drama never surpassed.’”—Newsweek “More dramatic than fiction . . . a magnificent narrative—beautifully organized, elegantly phrased, skillfully paced and sustained.”—Chicago Tribune “A fine demonstration that with sufficient art rather specialized history can be raised to the level of literature.”—The New York Times “[The Guns of August] has a vitality that transcends its narrative virtues, which are considerable, and its feel for characterizations, which is excellent.”—The Wall Street Journal From the Trade Paperback edition.

📒The Guns Of August ✍ Barbara Tuchman

✏Book Title : The Guns of August
✏Author : Barbara Tuchman
✏Publisher : Penguin UK
✏Release Date : 2014-06-05
✏Pages : 608
✏ISBN : 9780241968222
✏Available Language : English, Spanish, And French

✏The Guns of August Book Summary : 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 war and the brutal and bloody battles of August 1914, Tuchman shows how events were propelled by a horrific logic which swept all sides up in its unstoppable momentum. 'Dazzling' Max Hastings 'Magnificent' Guardian 'Fascinating, splendid, glittering. One of the finest works of history' New York Times 'A brilliant achievement' Sunday Telegraph Barbara Tuchman achieved prominence as a historian with The Zimmerman Telegram and international fame with the Pulitzer-Prize winning The Guns of August. She is also the author of The Proud Tower, Stilwell and the American Experience in China (also awarded the Pulitzer Prize), A Distant Mirror and The March of Folly. She died in 1989. The Proud Tower and The Zimmerman Telegram are published by Penguin.

📒A Distant Mirror ✍ Barbara Tuchman

✏Book Title : A Distant Mirror
✏Author : Barbara Tuchman
✏Publisher : Penguin UK
✏Release Date : 2017-10-05
✏Pages : 784
✏ISBN : 9780241972984
✏Available Language : English, Spanish, And French

✏A Distant Mirror Book Summary : The fourteenth century was a time of fabled crusades and chivalry, glittering cathedrals and grand castles. It was also a time of ferocity and spiritual agony, a world of chaos and the plague. Here, Barbara Tuchman masterfully reveals the two contradictory images of the age, examining the great rhythms of history and the grain and texture of domestic life as it was lived: what childhood was like; what marriage meant; how money, taxes and war dominated the lives of serf, noble and clergy alike. Granting her subjects their loyalties, treacheries and guilty passions, Tuchman recreates the lives of proud cardinals, university scholars, grocers and clerks, saints and mystics, lawyers and mercenaries, and, above all, knights. The result is an astonishing reflection of medieval Europe, a historical tour de force.

📒Practicing History ✍ Barbara W. Tuchman

✏Book Title : Practicing History
✏Author : Barbara W. Tuchman
✏Publisher : Random House
✏Release Date : 2011-07-13
✏Pages : 352
✏ISBN : 9780307798558
✏Available Language : English, Spanish, And French

✏Practicing History Book Summary : Celebrated for bringing a personal touch to history in her Pulitzer Prize–winning epic The Guns of August and other classic books, Barbara W. Tuchman reflects on world events and the historian’s craft in these perceptive, essential essays. From thoughtful pieces on the historian’s role to striking insights into America’s past and present to trenchant observations on the international scene, Barbara W. Tuchman looks at history in a unique way and draws lessons from what she sees. Spanning more than four decades of writing in The New York Times Magazine, The Atlantic, Foreign Affairs, Harper’s, The Nation, and The Saturday Evening Post, Tuchman weighs in on a range of eclectic topics, from Israel and Mao Tse-tung to a Freudian reading of Woodrow Wilson. This is a splendid body of work, the story of a lifetime spent “practicing history.” Praise for Practicing History “Persuades and enthralls . . . I can think of no better primer for the nonexpert who wishes to learn history.”—Chicago Sun-Times “Provocative, consistent, and beautifully readable, an event not to be missed by history buffs.”—Baltimore Sun “A delight to read.”—The New York Times Book Review