Barbara W. Tuchman Audio Books

Barbara W. Tuchman (1912–1989) was a self-trained historian and author who achieved prominence with The Zimmerman Telegram and international fame with The Guns of August, which won the Pulitzer Prize in 1963. She received her BA degree from Radcliffe College in 1933 and worked as a research assistant at the Institute of Pacific Relations in New York and Tokyo from 1934 to 1935. She then began working as a journalist and contributed to publications including The Nation, for which she covered the Spanish Civil War as a foreign correspondent in 1937. Her other books, include The Proud Tower, A Distant Mirror, Practicing History, The March of Folly, The First Salute, and Stilwell and the American Experience in China: 1911-45, also awarded the Pulitzer Prize. In 1980 the National Endowment for the Humanities selected her to deliver the Jefferson Lecture, the US government’s highest honor for intellectual achievement in the humanities.

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Extended Sample Stilwell and the American Experience in China, 1911–45 by Barbara W. Tuchman
Extended Sample The Guns of August by Barbara W. Tuchman
Extended Sample Practicing History by Barbara W. Tuchman
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Extended Sample A Distant Mirror by Barbara W. Tuchman
Extended Sample The Zimmermann Telegram by Barbara W. Tuchman
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Extended Sample The March of Folly by Barbara W. Tuchman
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