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The guns of August
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Published:
New York : Ballantine, 1994.
Physical Desc:
xxiv, 511 pages : ill., maps ; 21 cm.
Lexile measure:
1350L
Status:
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In this Pulitzer Prize–winning classic, historian Barbara Tuchman brings to life the people and events that led up to World War I. This was the last gasp of the Gilded Age, of kings and kaisers and czars, of pointed or plumed hats, colored uniforms, and all the pomp and romance that went along with war. How quickly it all changed—and how horrible it became.

Tuchman masterfully portrays this transition from the nineteenth to the twentieth century, focusing on the turning point in the year 1914, the month leading up to the war, and the first month of the war. With fine attention to detail, she reveals how and why the war started and why it could have been stopped but wasn't, managing to make the story utterly suspenseful even when we already know the outcome.

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.

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Format:
Book
Edition:
1st Ballantine Books ed.
Language:
English
ISBN:
9780345386236, 034538623X :
Lexile measure:
1350

Notes

General Note
Originally published: New York : Macmillan, 1962. With new foreword.
Bibliography
Includes bibliographical references (p. 441-455) and index.
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APA Citation (style guide)

Tuchman, B. W. 1. (1994). The guns of August. 1st Ballantine Books ed. 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. 1st Ballantine Books ed. New York: Ballantine, 1994. Print.

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