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The guns of August
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Published:
New York : Ballantine, 1994.
Format:
Book
Edition:
First Ballantine Books edition
Physical Desc:
xxiv, 511 pages : illustrations, maps ; 21 cm, xxviii, 566 pages : illustrations, maps ; 21 cm
Lexile measure:
1350L
Status:
5 copies, 1 person is on the wait list.
Crofton Library - Nonfiction
940.4144 T
Deale Library - Nonfiction
940.4144 T
Glen Burnie Library - Nonfiction
940.4144 T
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"More dramtatic than fiction ... THE GUNS OF AUGUST is a magnificent narrative--beautifully organized, elegantly phrased, skillfully paced and sustained ... The product of painstaking and sophisticated research." CHICAGO TRIBUNE Historian and Pulitzer Prize-winning author Barbara Tuchman has brought to life again the people and events that led up to World War I. With attention to fascinating detail, and an intense knowledge of her subject and its characters, Ms. Tuchman reveals, for the first time, just how the war started, why, and why it could have been stopped but wasn't. A classic historical survey of a time and a people we all need to know more about, THE GUNS OF AUGUST will not be forgotten.

A definitive Pulitzer Prize-winning recreation of the powderkeg that was Europe during the crucial first thirty days of World War I traces the actions of statesmen and patriots alike in Berlin, London, St. Petersburg, and Paris.

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Language:
English
ISBN:
034538623X, 9780345386236
Lexile measure:
1350

Notes

General Note
Originally published: New York : Macmillan, 1962. With new foreword.
Bibliography
Includes bibliographical references (pages 441-455) and index.
Description
"More dramtatic than fiction ... THE GUNS OF AUGUST is a magnificent narrative--beautifully organized, elegantly phrased, skillfully paced and sustained ... The product of painstaking and sophisticated research." CHICAGO TRIBUNE Historian and Pulitzer Prize-winning author Barbara Tuchman has brought to life again the people and events that led up to World War I. With attention to fascinating detail, and an intense knowledge of her subject and its characters, Ms. Tuchman reveals, for the first time, just how the war started, why, and why it could have been stopped but wasn't. A classic historical survey of a time and a people we all need to know more about, THE GUNS OF AUGUST will not be forgotten.
Description
A definitive Pulitzer Prize-winning recreation of the powderkeg that was Europe during the crucial first thirty days of World War I traces the actions of statesmen and patriots alike in Berlin, London, St. Petersburg, and Paris.
Awards
Pulitzer Prize, General Nonfiction, 1963.
Citations
APA Citation (style guide)

Tuchman, B. W. 1. (1994). The guns of August. First Ballantine Books edition New York, Ballantine.

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation (style guide)

Tuchman, Barbara W. 1912-1989. 1994. The Guns of August. New York, Ballantine.

Chicago / Turabian - Humanities Citation (style guide)

Tuchman, Barbara W. 1912-1989, The Guns of August. New York, Ballantine, 1994.

MLA Citation (style guide)

Tuchman, Barbara W. 1912-1989. The Guns of August. First Ballantine Books edition New York, Ballantine, 1994.

Note! Citation formats are based on standards as of July 2022. Citations contain only title, author, edition, publisher, and year published. Citations should be used as a guideline and should be double checked for accuracy.
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