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  • The Guns of Augustby Barbara W. Tuchman

    Random House Publishing Group 2009; US$ 7.99

    1 A Funeral So gorgeous was the spectacle on the May morning of 1910 when nine kings rode in the funeral of Edward VII of England that the crowd, waiting in hushed and black-clad awe, could not keep back gasps of admiration. In scarlet and blue and green and purple, three by three the sovereigns rode through the palace gates, with plumed helmets,... more...

  • A Distant Mirrorby Barbara W. Tuchman

    Random House Publishing Group 2011; US$ 18.00

    Chapter 1 ?I Am the Sire de Coucy?: The Dynasty Formidable and grand on a hilltop in Picardy, the five-towered castle of Coucy dominated the approach to Paris from the north, but whether as guardian or as challenger of the monarchy in the capital was an open question. Thrusting up from the castle?s center, a gigantic cylinder rose to twice the height... more...

  • Bible and Swordby Barbara W. Tuchman

    Random House Publishing Group 2011; US$ 18.00

    Chapter I Origins: A Fable Agreed Upon 1. Search for an Ancestor ?Our reason for turning to Palestine is that Palestine is our country. I have used that expression before and I refuse to adopt any other.? The speaker was an Englishman, Dr. William Thomson, Archbishop of York, who was addressing the Palestine Exploration Fund in the year 1875.... more...

  • Practicing Historyby Barbara W. Tuchman

    Random House Publishing Group 2011; US$ 18.00

    I The Craft In Search of History History began to exert its fascination upon me when I was about six, through the medium of the Twins series by Lucy Fitch Perkins. I became absorbed in the fortunes of the Dutch Twins; the Twins of the American Revolution, who daringly painted the name Modeerf, or ?freedom? spelled backward, on their row boat; and... more...

  • The First Saluteby Barbara W. Tuchman

    Random House Publishing Group 2011; US$ 18.00

    Barbara W. Tuchman, the Pulitzer Prize?winning author of the classic The Guns of August, turns her sights homeward with this brilliant, insightful narrative of the Revolutionary War.   In The First Salute, one of America?s consummate historians crafts a rigorously original view of the American Revolution. Barbara W. Tuchman places the Revolution... more...

  • The March of Follyby Barbara W. Tuchman

    Random House Publishing Group 2011; US$ 18.00

    Chapter One Pursuit of Policy Contrary to Self-­Interest A phenomenon noticeable throughout history regardless of place or period is the pursuit by governments of policies contrary to their own interests. Mankind, it seems, makes a poorer performance of government than of almost any other human activity. In this sphere, wisdom, which may be defined... more...

  • The Proud Towerby Barbara W. Tuchman

    Random House Publishing Group 2011; US$ 18.00

    The Guns of August was an expert evocation of the first spasm of the 1914?1918 war. She brings the same narrative gifts and panoramic camera eye to her portrait of the antebellum world.? ? Newsweek   ?A rare combination of impeccable scholarship and literary polish . . . It would be impossible to read The Proud Tower without pleasure and admiration.?... more...

  • Stilwell and the American Experience in Chinaby Barbara W. Tuchman

    Random House Publishing Group 2015; US$ 20.00

    Barbara W. Tuchman (1912?1989) achieved prominence as a historian with The Zimmermann Telegram and international fame with The Guns of August ?a huge bestseller and winner of the Pulitzer Prize. Her other works include Bible and Sword, The Proud Tower, Stilwell and the American Experience in China (for which Tuchman was awarded a second Pulitzer... more...

  • Notes from Chinaby Barbara W. Tuchman

    Random House Publishing Group 2015; US$ 16.00

    ?Shrewdly observed . . . Tuchman enters another plea for coolness, intelligence and rationality in American Asian policies. One can hardly disagree.? ? The New York Times Book Review more...

  • The Taste of American Placeby Barbara G. Shortridge; James R. Shortridge; Cary W. de Wit; Stephen Frenkel; Marjorie A. Hoover; James F. Hoy; Lynne M. Ireland; Thomas D. Isern; Anne R. Kaplan; James L. Kelly; Charles F. Kovacik; Harry Gene Levine; George H. Lewis; Timothy C. Lloyd; William G. Lockwood; Yvonne R. Lockwood; Sabina Magliocco; Joseph T. Manzo; John A. Milbauer; Willard B. Moore; Michael O. Roark; Gaye Tuchman; Wilbur Zelinsky

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 1999; US$ 38.99

    Tracing the intertwined roles of food, ethnicity, and regionalism in the construction of American identity, this textbook examines the central role food plays in our lives. Drawing on a range of disciplines?including sociology, anthropology, folklore, geography, history, and nutrition?the editors have selected a group of engaging essays to help students... more...

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