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- Profile Books 2016; US$ 14.66
What difference do individuals make to history? Are we all swept up in the great forces like industrialisation or globalisation that change the world? Clearly not: real people-leaders in particular-and the decisions that they make change our lives irrevocably, whether in deciding to go to war or not, decisive tactical choices made in the heat... more...
- Random House Publishing Group 2007; US$ 17.00
With the publication of her landmark bestseller Paris 1919 , Margaret MacMillan was praised as ?a superb writer who can bring history to life? ( The Philadelphia Inquirer ). Now she brings her extraordinary gifts to one of the most important subjects today?the relationship between the United States and China?and one of the most significant moments... more...
- Brookings Institution Press 2013; US$ 2.99
As the 100th anniversary of World War I approaches, historian Margaret MacMillan compares current global tensionsrising nationalism, globalization?s economic pressures, sectarian strife, and the United States? fading role as the world?s pre-eminent superpowerto the period preceding the Great War. In illuminating the years before 1914, MacMillan shows... more...
- Profile Books 2010; US$ 11.98
The past is capricious enough to support every stance - no matter how questionable. In 2002, the Bush administration decided that dealing with Saddam Hussein was like appeasing Hitler or Mussolini, and promptly invaded Iraq. Were they wrong to look to history for guidance? No; their mistake was to exaggerate one of its lessons while suppressing others... more...
- Random House Publishing Group 2013; US$ 20.00
NAMED ONE OF THE BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR BY The New York Times Book Review ? The Economist ? The Christian Science Monitor ? Bloomberg Businessweek ? The Globe and Mail From the bestselling and award-winning author of Paris 1919 comes a masterpiece of narrative nonfiction, a fascinating portrait of Europe from 1900 up to the outbreak of... more...
- Profile Books 2013; US$ 13.31
WINNER of the International Affairs Book of the Year at the Political Book Awards 2014Longlisted for the Samuel Johnson Prize 2013 The First World War followed a period of sustained peace in Europe during which people talked with confidence of prosperity, progress and hope. But in 1914, Europe walked into a catastrophic conflict which killed... more...
- Random House Publishing Group 2007; US$ 20.00
Winner of the Samuel Johnson Prize Winner of the PEN Hessell Tiltman Prize Winner of the Duff Cooper Prize Between January and July 1919, after ?the war to end all wars,? men and women from around the world converged on Paris to shape the peace. Center stage, for the first time in history, was an American president, Woodrow Wilson, who with his... more...