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The proud tower : a portrait of the world before the war, 1890-1914

Author: Barbara W Tuchman
Publisher: New York : Macmillan, ©1966.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The author presents the fateful quarter-century leading up to the War, concentrating on the social aspects, not the state aspects, of history.
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Genre/Form: History
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Tuchman, Barbara Wertheim.
Proud tower.
New York : Macmillan, ©1966
(OCoLC)558178155
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Barbara W Tuchman
ISBN: 0345405013 9780345405012 0026203006 9780026203005
OCLC Number: 2360243
Description: xv, 528 pages : illustrations, portraits ; 25 cm
Contents: The Patricians. England: 1895-1902 --
The idea and the deed. The anarchists: 1890-1914 --
The end of a dream. The United States: 1890-1902 --
"Give me combat!" France: 1894-99 --
The steady drummer. The Hague: 1899 and 1907 --
"Neroism is in the air". Germany: 1890-1914 --
Transfer of power. England: 1902-11 --
The death of Jaurès. The socialists: 1890-1914.
Responsibility: Barbara W. Tuchman.
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The author presents the fateful quarter-century leading up to the War, concentrating on the social aspects, not the state aspects, of history.

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