Practicing History: Selected Essays

Practicing History: Selected Essays

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by Barbara W. Tuchman, Aviva Skell
     
 

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." See more details below

Overview

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."

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781556904233
Publisher:
Recorded Books, LLC
Publication date:
05/28/1987
Series:
Iron Wood Series
Edition description:
Unabridged

Meet the Author

Barbara W. Tuchman achieved prominence as a historian with The Zimmermann Telegram and international fame with The Guns of August -- a huge bestseller and winner of the Pulitzer Prize. There followed other successes, including The Proud Tower, Stilwell and the American Experience in China (also awarded the Pulitzer Prize), A Distant Mirror, The March of Folly, and The First Salute.

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