Guns of August [Audiobook] download free by Barbara W. Tuchman

Guns of August Audiobook download free by Barbara W. Tuchman
  • Listen audiobook: Guns of August
  • Author: Barbara W. Tuchman
  • Release date: 1994/11/4
  • Publisher: RANDOM HOUSE USA INC
  • Language: English
  • Genre or Collection: History and Archaeology
  • ISBN: 9780345386236
  • Rating: 7.92 of 10
  • Votes: 877
  • Review by: Kathryn Blake
  • Review rating: 9.9 of 10
  • Review Date: 2018/9/4
  • Duration: 6H28M23S in 256 kbps (102.2 MB)
  • Date of creation of the audiobook: 2018-07-03
  • You can listen to this audiobook in formats: FLAC, WMA, MPEG4, MP3, WavPack, WAV, WMA Lossless (compression AZW4, RZ, TAR.GZ, TAR.LZO, RAR, TZ, ZIP)
  • Total pages original book: 511
  • Includes a PDF summary of 56 pages
  • Duration of the summary (audio): 44M15S (11.2 MB)
  • Description or summary of the audiobook: Selected by the Modern Library as one of the 100 best nonfiction books of all time The Proud Tower, the Pulitzer Prize-winning The Guns of August, and The Zimmerman Telegram comprise Barbara W. Tuchman's classic histories of the First World War era In this landmark, Pulitzer Prize-winning account, renowned historian Barbara W. Tuchman re-creates the first month of World War I: thirty days in the summer of 1914 that determined the course of the conflict, the century, and ultimately our present world. Beginning with the funeral of Edward VII, Tuchman traces each step that led to the inevitable clash. And inevitable it was, with all sides plotting their war for a generation. Dizzyingly comprehensive and spectacularly portrayed with her famous talent for evoking the characters of the war's key players, Tuchman's magnum opus is a classic for the ages. Praise for The Guns of August 'A brilliant piece of military history which proves up to the hilt the force of Winston Churchill's statement that the first month of World War I was 'a drama never surpassed.''-Newsweek 'More dramatic than fiction . . . a magnificent narrative-beautifully organized, elegantly phrased, skillfully paced and sustained.'-Chicago Tribune 'A fine demonstration that with sufficient art rather specialized history can be raised to the level of literature.'-The New York Times '[The Guns of August] has a vitality that transcends its narrative virtues, which are considerable, and its feel for characterizations, which is excellent.'-The Wall Street Journal
  • Other categories, genre or collection: General & World History, World War 1 Books, 20th Century History: C 1900 To C 2000
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  • Format: Paperback
  • Approximate value: 21.08 USD
  • Dimensions: 140x216x26.42mm
  • Weight: 454g
  • Printed by: Ballantine Books Inc.
  • Published in: New York, United States

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