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Proud Tower A Portrait of the World Before the War, 1890-1914

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ISBN-10: 0026203006

ISBN-13: 9780026203005

Edition: N/A

Authors: Barbara W. Tuchman

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"The diplomatic origins, so-called, of the War are only the fever chart of the patient; they do not tell us what caused the fever. To probe for underlying causes and deeper forces one must operate within the framework of a whole society and try to discover what moved the people in it." --Barbara W. Tuchman The fateful quarter-century leading up to the 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 in history, a cataclysmic shaping of destiny. In The Proud Tower, Barbara Tuchman concentrates on society…    
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Book details

List price: $60.00
Publisher: Scribner
Binding: Children's Board Books 
Pages: 544
Size: 6.50" wide x 9.50" long x 1.75" tall
Weight: 2.222
Language: English