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Barbara Wertheim Tuchman, Robert K. Massie (FRW)

The Guns of August

€9,95

"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.

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Format: Paperback
Published: in USA in 2004
Publisher: Ballantine Books
Pages: 606
Language: English
ISBN 13: 9780345476098
ISBN 10: 0345476093

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The Guns of August

€9,95