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Barbara Tuchman
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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 (Library of Congress, 1980), p. 13
Barbara Tuchman
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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 (Library of Congress, 1980), p. 13
Barbara Tuchman
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The Guns of August: The Outbreak of World War I (1962)
Barbara Tuchman
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Practicing History: Selected Essays Barbara W. Tuchman (Random House Publishing Group, 2011 edition), p. 204, "If Mao had come to Washington"
Barbara Tuchman
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Stilwell and the American Experience in China, 1911-1945 (1970)
Barbara Tuchman
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The Guns of August: The Outbreak of World War I (1962)


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Born: January 30, 1912

Died: February 6, 1989 (aged 77)

Nationality: American

Occupation: Historian, writer, journalist

Bio: Barbara Wertheim Tuchman was an American historian and author. She became widely known first for The Guns of August, a best-selling history of the prelude to and the first month of World War I, which won the Pulitzer Prize for General Non-Fiction in 1963.

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