|Statement||Barbara W. Tuchman.|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||xv,528p.,(32)p. of plates :|
|Number of Pages||528|
|ISBN 10||0333306457, 0333306465|
Aug 28, · The Proud Tower: A Portrait of the World Before the War by Barbara Tuchman (read 20 May ) This book was not what I expected. It is really eight separate essays on aspects of pre-World War I life. The chapters are of uneven interest. By far the most intriguing was the chapter on the Dreyfus affair/5(16). Oct 04, · The Proud Tower: A Portrait of the World Before the War, ; Barbara W. Tuchman's Great War Series - Kindle edition by Barbara W. Tuchman. Download it once and read it on your Kindle device, PC, phones or tablets. Use features like bookmarks, note taking and highlighting while reading The Proud Tower: A Portrait of the World Before the War, ; Barbara W. /5(). The Proud Tower itself emerges from Tuchman's research as a sequence of essays on aspects of life between to that struck her as significant. It's not the books she expected to write and as a result it's not the book I expected to read making it more interesting and surprising than I anticipated. Aug 01, · The Proud Tower, the Pulitzer Prize-winning The Guns of August, and The Zimmerman Telegram comprise Barbara W. Tuchman's classic histories of the First World War era During the fateful quarter century leading up to World War I, the climax of a century of rapid, unprecedented change, a privileged few enjoyed Olympian luxury as the underclass was "heaving in its pain, its power, and its Cited by:
Her other works include Bible and Sword, The Proud Tower, Stilwell and the American Experience in China (for which Tuchman was awarded a second Pulitzer Prize), Notes from China, A Distant Mirror, Practicing History, The March of Folly, and The First Salute.4/5(22). The Guns of August / The Proud Tower book. Read 21 reviews from the world. The Library of America Edition of Barbara Tuchman’s The Guns of August / The Proud Tower (Hardcover) sat on my TB(Re)R hard copies stack for several years until the year anniversary of the end of WW I brought it back in mind. Ms Tuchman’s way of writing /5. Nov 27, · The Proud Tower; A Portrait Of The World Before The War, Addeddate Collectionid TheProudTower Foldoutcount 0 Identifier TheProudTower Identifier-ark Million Book Project. Universal Library. Uploaded by [deleted account] on November 27, SIMILAR ITEMS (based on metadata). Author Essay. THE PROUD TOWER by Barbara Tuchman examines the Western World of approximately years ago. Technologically the world was a very different from today, but the strifes between economic groups and among nations bears many similarities to our own time.
The Proud Tower will not be to everybody’s taste, but as an example of popular history, backed up by a wealth of research (50 pages of notes) and some humour then it 4/5(30). Dec 01, · The Proud Tower, the Pulitzer Prize-winning The Guns of August, and The Zimmerman Telegram comprise Barbara W. Tuchman’s classic histories of the First World War era During the fateful quarter century leading up to World War I, the climax of a century of rapid, unprecedented change, a privileged few enjoyed Olympian luxury as the underclass was “heaving in its pain, its power, and its /5(33). Mar 01, · Some of Tuchman's finest writing is contained in her following book, The Proud Tower: A Portrait of the World before the War, (), a fascinating kaleidoscope of eight precisely drawn essays on subjects ranging from international socialism and anarchism to the Dreyfus Affair in France and the birth of American imperialism that 5/5. In her most ambitious book to date, Barbara Tuchman (The Zimmerman Telegram — , The Guns of August — ) profiles the world as it was in the years that led to WWI. In her Foreword, the author says of the era, "We have been misled by the people of the time themselves who in looking back across the gulf of the War, see that earlier half of their lives misted over by a lovely sunset Author: Barbara W. Tuchman.