- Barbara W. Tuchman: The Guns of August The Proud Tower (Library of America)
- Barbara W Tuchman
- 15 September 2019
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Read Barbara W. Tuchman: The Guns of August The Proud Tower (Library of America) 107 One volume for the first time and released to mark Tuchman s centennial year and the fiftieth anniversary of the publication of The Guns of August here is a vivid indelible panorama of an epoch in transitionBRARY OF AMERICAis an independent nonprofit cultural organization founded in to preserve our nations literary heritage by publishing and keeping permanently in print Americas best and most significant writing The Library of America series includesthan volumes to date authoritative editions that average pages in length feature cloth covers sewn bindings and ribbon markers and are printed on premium acid free paper that will last for centurie.Free download ✓ eBook, PDF or Kindle ePUB æ Barbara W Tuchman
Read Barbara W. Tuchman: The Guns of August The Proud Tower (Library of America) 107 Writing with a clarity grace and novelistic sweep rare among historians Barbara W Tuchman distilled the complex interplay of personalities and events into gripping narratives that fuse rigorous scholarship with elegant literary art An astute portraitist she brilliantly laid bare the all too human failures of leaders subject to the pull of historical currents and prone often tragically to the ingrained biases of culture and temperament Her Pulitzer Prize winning best seller The Guns of August offers a majestic orchestration of the diplomatic and military history of the crucial first weeks of World War I Tuchman s observations about the irration.
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Read Barbara W. Tuchman: The Guns of August The Proud Tower (Library of America) 107 Al escalation of conflict made a deep impression on President John F Kennedy and influenced his actions during the Cuban Missile Crisis fifty years later The Guns of August remains an exemplary study of events propelled headlong by their own internal logic and momentum Some of Tuchman s finest writing is contained in her following book The Proud Tower A Portrait of the World before the War a fascinating kaleidoscope of eight precisely drawn essays on subjects ranging from international socialism and anarchism to the Dreyfus Affair in France and the birth of American imperialism that collectively set the stage for the cataclysm of Presented in.