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Tuchman, Barbara W. (Barbara Wertheim) 1912-1989

Overview
Works: 279 works in 1,619 publications in 16 languages and 47,064 library holdings
Genres: History  Biography  Fiction  Interviews  Sources 
Roles: Author, Performer, Author of introduction, Interviewee, Speaker
Classifications: D530, 973.35
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The guns of August by Barbara W Tuchman( Book )

150 editions published between 1962 and 2014 in 12 languages and held by 6,785 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Barbara Tuchman has brought to life again the people and events that led up to World War I. Ms. Tuchman reveals, for the first time, just how the war started, why, and why it could have been stopped but wasn't
A distant mirror : the calamitous 14th century by Barbara W Tuchman( Book )

111 editions published between 1978 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 5,570 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Examines the history of fourteenthcentury Europe as background to the life of Enguerrand de Coucy VII, one of the most prominent French knights of that time
The march of folly : from Troy to Vietnam by Barbara W Tuchman( Book )

89 editions published between 1984 and 2014 in 5 languages and held by 4,907 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Traces and explores the recurring pursuit by governments of policies contrary to their own interests
The first salute by Barbara W Tuchman( Book )

65 editions published between 1988 and 2011 in 5 languages and held by 4,789 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"A view of the American Revolution"--Jacket
The proud tower : a portrait of the world before the war, 1890-1914 by Barbara W Tuchman( Book )

94 editions published between 1962 and 2014 in English and Dutch and held by 4,424 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The author presents the fateful quarter-century leading up to the War, concentrating on the social aspects, not the state aspects, of history
Stilwell and the American experience in China, 1911-45 by Barbara W Tuchman( Book )

61 editions published between 1970 and 2007 in 3 languages and held by 3,934 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In tracing the fortunes of America's commander in China during World War II, the author attempts to explore the U.S.'s involvement with the Chinese
The Zimmermann telegram by Barbara W Tuchman( Book )

119 editions published between 1958 and 2010 in 11 languages and held by 3,425 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Documents the incidents surrounding a German diplomat's bid for international power that led to America's entry into World War I
Practicing history : selected essays by Barbara W Tuchman( Book )

57 editions published between 1981 and 2009 in 5 languages and held by 2,799 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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. Here is a splendid body of work, the story of a lifetime spent "practicing history."
Bible and sword : England and Palestine from the Bronze Age to Balfour by Barbara W Tuchman( Book )

36 editions published between 1956 and 2014 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,644 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"With the lucidity and vividness that characterize all her work, two-time Pulitzer Prize winning historian, Barbara Tuchman, explores the complex relationship of Britain to Palestine that led to the founding of the modern Jewish state--and to many of the problems that plague the Middle East today." http://www.loc.gov/catdir/description/random042/83091154.html
The guns of August by Barbara W Tuchman( Recording )

29 editions published between 1976 and 2011 in English and held by 904 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Guns of August focuses on the first months of World War I, culminating in the desperate Battle of the Marne. There, French and British troops finally managed to halt the massive German assault on France
The first salute by Barbara W Tuchman( )

14 editions published between 2005 and 2011 in English and Undetermined and held by 826 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tuchman takes a fresh look at the men and events that produced and decided America's struggle for independence. At its climax is the 500-mile march undertaken by Washington and his combined army of 7000 American and French troops. Its destination was Yorktown; the resolve of its general unshakeable
Notes from China by Barbara W Tuchman( Book )

12 editions published between 1972 and 2014 in English and held by 720 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A journalistic tour de force, this wide-ranging collection by the author of the Pulitzer Prize'winning biography Stilwell and the American Experience in China is a classic in its own right. During the summer of 1972'a few short months after Nixon's legendary visit to China'master historian Barbara W. Tuchman made her own trip to that country, spending six weeks in eleven cities and a variety of rural settlements. The resulting reportage was one of the first evenhanded portrayals of Chinese culture that Americans had ever read. Tuchman's observations capture the people as they lived, from workers in the city and provincial party bosses to farmers, scientists, and educators. She demonstrates the breadth and scope of her expertise in discussing the alleviation of famine, misery, and exploitation; the distortion of cultural and historical inheritances into ubiquitous slogans; news media, schools, housing, and transportation; and Chairman Mao's techniques for reasserting the Revolution. This edition also includes Tuchman's "fascinating" (The New York Review of Books) essay, "If Mao Had Come to Washington in 1945"'a tantalizing piece of speculation on a proposed meeting between Mao and Roosevelt that would have changed the course of postwar history. "Shrewdly observed . . . Tuchman enters another plea for coolness, intelligence and rationality in American Asian policies. One can hardly disagree."'The New York Times Book Review
A distant mirror the calamitous 14th century by Barbara W Tuchman( Recording )

27 editions published between 1984 and 2009 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 552 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The fourteenth century reflects two contradictory images: on one hand, a glittering time of crusades and castles, cathedrals and chivalry; on the other, a time of ferocity and spiritual agony, a world of chaos and the plague. Barbara Tuchman reveals the great rhythms of history and the grain and texture of domestic life as she examines everything from political assassinations, sea battles, corruption, satire and humor, sorcery and demonology, to lawyers, tax collectors, scholars, grocers, knights, and lust and sadism on the stage
August 1914 by Barbara W Tuchman( Book )

67 editions published between 1962 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 536 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Søgeord: Storbritannien, Edward d. 7., 1841-1910, forholdet England- Tyskland ; Schlieffen-planen, tysk strategi, krigsplaner ; Fransk strategi; "Deuxieme Bureau", efterretningstjeneste ; Franske stabsofficerer ; England, strategi og politik, alliance, krigsplaner Rusland, generalstab ; Krigsminister Sukhomlinov ; 1. august 1914, udenrigsministeriet: Berlin, tyske reaktioner, Moltke, mobilisering ; Paris, Joffre og politikerne, Frankrig, statsmænd, mobilisering ; London, Storbritanniens regering, Grey, Churchill, forsvarspolitik ; Belgiske regering, tysk ultimatum ; Britiske regering, krigserklæring ; England og Tyskland, søstridskræfter ; "Goeben" og "Breslau"
The Guns of August( Visual )

10 editions published between 1965 and 2012 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 347 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Uses documentary film stills and maps to describe the mishaps leading up to World War I, concentrating on the events of August 1914. Briefly traces the course of the was through November 11, 1918, when an armistice was declared
The Zimmermann telegram by Barbara W Tuchman( Recording )

14 editions published between 1981 and 2012 in English and held by 322 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The intercept of the Zimmermann telegram was received in British Intelligence offices on January 17, 1917. With proposals of a German-backed Mexican invasion of the United States, this could be the fuse that launches America into the war
The proud tower [a portrait of the world before the war, 1890-1914] by Barbara W Tuchman( )

16 editions published between 1987 and 2012 in English and held by 294 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The fateful quarter century leading up to World War I was a time when the world of privilege still existed in Olympian luxury and the world of protest was "heaving in its pain, its power, and its hate." The age was the climax of a century of the most accelerated rate of change to that point in history, a cataclysmic shaping of destiny. Barbara Tuchman brings to vivid life the people, places, and events that shaped the years leading up to the Great War: the Edwardian aristocracy; the anarchists of Europe and America; Germany and its self-depicted hero, Richard Strauss; Diaghilev's Russian Ballet and Stravinsky's music; the Dreyfus Affair; two peace conferences in The Hague; and, finally, the youth, ideals, enthusiasm, and tragedy of socialism, epitomized by the death of heroic Jean Jaures on the night the war began and an epoch ended
Stilwell and the American experience in China, 1911-1945 by Barbara W Tuchman( Book )

28 editions published between 1970 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 251 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Barbara W. Tuchman won her second Pulitzer Prize for this nonfiction masterpiece'an authoritative work of history that recounts the birth of modern China through the eyes of one extraordinary American. General Joseph W. Stilwell was a man who loved China deeply, spoke its language, and knew its people as few Americans ever have. Barbara W. Tuchman's groundbreaking narrative follows Stilwell from the time he arrived in China during the Revolution of 1911, through his tours of duty in Peking and Tientsin in the 1920s and 30s, to his return as theater commander in World War II, when the Nationalist government faced attack from both Japanese invaders and Communist insurgents. Peopled by warlords, ambassadors, missionaries, and the spiritual heir to the Empress Dowager, this classic biography of the cantankerous but level-headed "Vinegar Joe" sparkles with Tuchman's genius for animating the people who shaped history. Praise for Stilwell and the American Experience in China "Tuchman's best book . . . so large in scope, so crammed with information, so clear in exposition, so assured in tone that one is tempted to say it is not a book but an education."'The New Yorker "The most interesting and informative book on U.S.'China relations . . . a brilliant, lucid and authentic account."'The Nation "A fantastic and complex story finely told."'The New York Times Book Review
The book : a lecture sponsored by the Center for the Book in the Library of Congress and the Authors' League of America, presented at the Library of Congress October 17, 1979 by Barbara W Tuchman( Book )

4 editions published in 1980 in English and held by 234 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The march of folly from Troy to Vietnam by Barbara W Tuchman( Recording )

12 editions published between 1986 and 2009 in English and Undetermined and held by 204 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tackles the pervasive presence of folly in governments through the ages. Defining folly as the pursuit by governments of policies contrary to their own interests, despite the availability of feasible alternatives, Tuchman details four decisive turning points in history that illustrate the very heights of folly in government: the Trojan War, the breakup of the Holy See provoked by the Renaissance popes, the loss of the American colonies by Britain's George III, and the United States' persistent folly in Vietnam
 
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The proud tower : a portrait of the world before the war, 1890-1914
Alternative Names
Barbara Tuchman Amerikaans journalist

Barbara Tuchman historiadora, periodista y escritora estadounidense

Barbara Tuchman scrittrice, giornalista e storica statunitense

Barbara Tuchman US-amerikanische Reporterin und Autorin

Barbara Wertheim Tuchman

Tākman, Bārbārā V.

Tuchman, Barbara

Tuchman, Barbara 1912-1989

Tuchman Barbara W.

Tuchman, Barbara W. 1912-1989

Tuchman, Barbara W. (Barbara Wertheim)

Tuchman, Barbara Wertheim

Tuchman, Barbara Wertheim 1912-1989

Tuchmann, Barbara 1912-1989

Wertheim, Barbara.

Wertheim, Barbara 1912-1989

Wertheim Tuchman, Barbara 1912-1989

Такман, Барбара

Такман, Барбара 1912-1989

Такман, Барбара, (Barbara W.), 1912-1989

ברברה טוכמן

ורטהים, ברברה טוכמן

טוכמן, ברברה

טוכמן, ברברה ו.

טוכמן, ברברה ורטהים 1912-1989

باربارا تاکمن ژورنالیست، نویسنده، و تاریخ‌نگار آمریکایی

باربرا توكمان

タックマン, バーバラ

タックマン, バーバラ・W

バーバラ・タックマン

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A distant mirror : the calamitous 14th centuryThe march of folly : from Troy to VietnamThe first saluteThe proud tower : a portrait of the world before the war, 1890-1914Stilwell and the American experience in China, 1911-45The Zimmermann telegramPracticing history : selected essaysBible and sword : England and Palestine from the Bronze Age to Balfour