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The march of folly : from Troy to Vietnam

Author: Barbara W Tuchman
Publisher: New York : Knopf : Distributed by Random House, [1984] ©1984
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : First editionView all editions and formats
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Traces and explores the recurring pursuit by governments of policies contrary to their own interests.
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Genre/Form: History
Weltgeschichte 930 v. Chr.-1973
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Tuchman, Barbara Wertheim.
March of folly.
New York : Knopf : Distributed by Random House, 1984
(OCoLC)644532177
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Barbara W Tuchman
ISBN: 0394527771 9780394527772
OCLC Number: 10072914
Description: xiv, 447 pages, 32 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations (some color) ; 24 cm
Contents: Pursuit of policy contrary to self-interest --
Prototype: the Trojans take the wooden horse within their walls --
The Renaissance popes provoke the Protestant secession: 1470-1530 --
The British lose America --
America betrays itself in Vietnam --
Epilogue: "A lantern on the stern."
Other Titles: From Troy to Vietnam
Responsibility: Barbara W. Tuchman.
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Traces and explores the recurring pursuit by governments of policies contrary to their own interests.

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