Practicing History: Selected Essays

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Practicing History: Selected Essays

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Written By: Barbara W. Tuchman       
Narrated By: Wanda McCaddon
Date: 22 November 2009
Duration: 12:55:00

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History Literature World Essays and Anthologies

| Summary

Master historian Barbara W. Tuchman looks at history in a unique way and draws lessons from what she sees. This accessible introduction to the subject of history offers striking insights into America's past and present, trenchant observations on the international scene, and thoughtful pieces on the historian's role. Here is a splendid body of work, the story of a lifetime spent practicing history.

A book to celebrate....A delight to read.-New York Times Book Review

| Author

Barbara W. Tuchman

Barbara Wertheim Tuchman (; January 30, 1912 – February 6, 1989) was an American historian and author. She won the Pulitzer Prize twice, for The Guns of August (1962), a best-selling history of the prelude to and the first month of World War I, and Stilwell and the American Experience in China (1971), a biography of General Joseph Stilwell.

Tuchman focused on writing popular history.

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