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

Overview
Works: 354 works in 1,957 publications in 12 languages and 46,781 library holdings
Genres: History  Biography  Essays  Documentary films  Court decisions and opinions  Nonfiction films  Educational films  Biographies  Historical films  Interviews 
Roles: Author, Author of introduction, Performer, Interviewee, Speaker, Illustrator
Classifications: D530, 973.35
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The guns of August by Barbara W Tuchman( Book )

147 editions published between 1962 and 2014 in 8 languages and held by 5,927 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 )

130 editions published between 1978 and 2017 in 3 languages and held by 5,499 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 )

67 editions published between 1984 and 2014 in English and Undetermined and held by 4,547 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 )

60 editions published between 1988 and 2016 in 3 languages and held by 4,483 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

119 editions published between 1962 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 4,400 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 )

72 editions published between 1970 and 2017 in English and Chinese and held by 3,666 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 )

125 editions published between 1958 and 2016 in 4 languages and held by 3,357 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 )

52 editions published between 1981 and 1996 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,627 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 )

43 editions published between 1956 and 2014 in English and held by 1,612 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 first salute by Barbara W Tuchman( )

27 editions published between 1989 and 2014 in English and Undetermined and held by 931 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
The guns of August by Barbara W Tuchman( Recording )

37 editions published between 1976 and 2011 in English and held by 918 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 guns of August ; The proud tower by Barbara W Tuchman( Book )

7 editions published between 1995 and 2012 in English and held by 812 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The Proud Tower: A Portrait of the World Before the War, 1890-1914 (1966). [Tuchman] brings to life the disparate worlds of the self-satisfied English aristocracy and the miserable poor whose conditions gave rise to international anarchism; revisits the national madness of the Dreyfus Affair in France; considers the naiveté and cynicism of the varied participants in the international peace conferences at The Hague; mounts a dazzling foray into cultural criticism with a meditation on the operas of Richard Strauss; and creates unforgettable portraits of such political titans as Thomas B. Reed, longtime Speaker of the U.S. House of Representatives, and French Socialist leader Jean Jaurès. Honoring the historian's ideal to envision life 'as it really was, ' Tuchman paints a fin-de-siècle world 'bursting with new tensions and accumulated energies.'"--Dust jacket flap
Notes from China by Barbara W Tuchman( Book )

16 editions published between 1972 and 2017 in English and held by 749 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
August 1914 by Barbara W Tuchman( Book )

79 editions published between 1962 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 561 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This book is centered on the first month of World War I. Tuchman describes in great detail the opening events of the conflict
A distant mirror : the calamitous 14th century by Barbara W Tuchman( )

33 editions published between 1984 and 2012 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 545 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
The Guns of August( Visual )

15 editions published between 1965 and 2017 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 314 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 war through November 11, 1918 when an armistice was declared
The proud tower : [a portrait of the world before the war, 1890-1914] by Barbara W Tuchman( )

25 editions published between 1983 and 2012 in English and held by 313 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
Sand against the wind: Stilwell and the American experience in China, 1911-45 by Barbara W Tuchman( Book )

18 editions published between 1970 and 2001 in English and held by 283 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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 )

7 editions published between 1980 and 1984 in English and held by 240 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Der ferne Spiegel : das dramatische 14. Jahrhundert by Barbara W Tuchman( Book )

59 editions published between 1978 and 2011 in German and Undetermined and held by 226 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Romanhafte Schilderung des 14. Jahrhunderts, die ein Bild jener Zeit, in der u. a. die schwarze Pest ausbrach, formt und Parallelen zur Gegenwart zieht
 
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A distant mirror : the calamitous 14th century
Alternative Names
Barbara Tuchman Amerikaans journalist

Barbara Tuchman Amerikaans journaliste

Barbara Tuchman historiadora, periodista y escritora estadounidense

Barbara Tuchman scrittrice, giornalista e storica statunitense

Barbara Tuchman US-amerikanische Reporterin und Autorin

Barbara Tuchman usona historistino kaj aŭtorino

Barbara Tuchmanová americká historička a novinářka

Barbara Wertheim Tuchman

Tākman, Bārbārā V.

Teo chi meon, Ba beo la 1912-1989

T'ŏch'imŏn, pabŏra 1912-1989

Tuchman Barbara

Tuchman, Barbara 1912-1989

Tuchman, Barbara (Barbara Wertheim), 1912-1989

Tuchman Barbara W.

Tuchman, Barbara W. 1912-1989

Tuchman, Barbara W. (Barbara Wertheim)

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

Tuchman Barbara Wertheim

Tuchman, Barbara Wertheim 1912-1989

Tuchmann, Barbara 1912-1989

uchman, Barbara Wertheim

Wertheim, Barbara

Wertheim, Bárbara 1912-1989

Wertheim Tuchman, Barbara

Wertheim Tuchman, Barbara 1912-1989

Барбара Такман

Такман, Барбара

Такман, Барбара 1912-1989

Такман, Барбара (Барбара Вертхайм), 1912-1989

ברברה טוכמן

ורטהים, ברברה טוכמן

טוכמן, ברברה

טוכמן, ברברה ו.

טוכמן, ברברה ו. 1912-1989

טוכמן, ברברה ורטהים 1912-1989

باربارا تاکمن ژورنالیست، نویسنده، و تاریخ‌نگار آمریکایی

باربرا توكمان

تاکمن، باربارا.

تاکمن، باربارا و

타크만, 바바라 W

타크만, 발바라 W

터치먼, 바버라

터치먼, 바버라 1912-1989

터크먼, 바바라

터크먼, 바바라 W

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

塔奇曼, 巴巴拉 W.

巴巴拉·塔奇曼

Languages
English (1,018)

German (92)

Chinese (11)

Dutch (11)

Polish (7)

Hebrew (6)

Russian (3)

Swedish (3)

Spanish (2)

Korean (2)

Portuguese (1)

Thai (1)

Covers
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