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The Resource The guns of August, Barbara W. Tuchman ; [with a new foreword by Robert K. Massie]

The guns of August, Barbara W. Tuchman ; [with a new foreword by Robert K. Massie]

Label
The guns of August
Title
The guns of August
Statement of responsibility
Barbara W. Tuchman ; [with a new foreword by Robert K. Massie]
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"More dramtatic than fiction...THE GUNS OF AUGUST is a magnificent narrative--beautifully organized, elegantly phrased, skillfully paced and sustained....The product of painstaking and sophisticated research." CHICAGO TRIBUNE Historian and Pulitzer Prize-winning author Barbara Tuchman has brought to life again the people and events that led up to Worl War I. With attention to fascinating detail, and an intense knowledge of her subject and its characters, Ms. Tuchman reveals, for the first time, just how the war started, why, and why it could have been stopped but wasn't. A classic historical survey of a time and a people we all need to know more about, THE GUNS OF AUGUST will not be forgotten
Summary
Barbara Tuchman has brought to life again the people and events that led up to World War I. With attention to fascinating detail, and an intense knowledge of her subject and its characters, Ms. Tuchman reveals, for the first time, just how the war started, why, and why it could have been stopped but wasn't
Tone
Writing style
Award
Pulitzer Prize for General Nonfiction, 1963.
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154848
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
940.4/144
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
LC call number
D530
LC item number
.T8 1994
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1350
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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True
Target audience
adult
Label
The guns of August, Barbara W. Tuchman ; [with a new foreword by Robert K. Massie]
Link
http://www.loc.gov/catdir/description/random048/93090461.html
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Originally published: New York : Macmillan, 1962. With new foreword
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 441-455) and index
Control code
725852
Dimensions
21 cm.
Edition
1st Ballantine Books ed.
Extent
xxiv, 511 p.
Isbn
9780345386236
Lccn
93090461
Other physical details
ill., maps
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocm30087894
  • (OCoLC)30087894
Label
The guns of August, Barbara W. Tuchman ; [with a new foreword by Robert K. Massie]
Link
http://www.loc.gov/catdir/description/random048/93090461.html
Publication
Note
Originally published: New York : Macmillan, 1962. With new foreword
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 441-455) and index
Control code
725852
Dimensions
21 cm.
Edition
1st Ballantine Books ed.
Extent
xxiv, 511 p.
Isbn
9780345386236
Lccn
93090461
Other physical details
ill., maps
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocm30087894
  • (OCoLC)30087894

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