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The guns of August, Barbara W. Tuchman

Label
The guns of August
Title
The guns of August
Statement of responsibility
Barbara W. Tuchman
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Barbara Tuchman has brought to life again the people and events that led up to World War I. Ms. Tuchman reveals, for the first time, just how the war started, why, and why it could have been stopped but wasn't
Awards note
Pulitzer Prize, General Nonfiction, 1963.
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1912-1989
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Tuchman, Barbara W.
Dewey number
940.421
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
LC call number
D530
LC item number
.T8
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • World War
  • World War, 1914-1918
  • Military campaigns
  • Western Front (World War (1914-1918))
Label
The guns of August, Barbara W. Tuchman
Instantiates
Publication
Note
London ed. (Constable) has title: August 1914
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
A funeral -- "Let the last man on the right brush the channel with his sleeve" -- "The shadow of Sedan" -- "A single British soldier ..." -- The Russian steam roller -- August 1: Berlin -- August 1: Paris and London -- Ultimatum in Brussels -- "Home before the leaves fall" -- "Goeben ... and enemy then flying" -- Liege and Alsace -- BEF to the continent -- Sambre et Meuse -- Debacle: Lorraine, Ardennes, Charleroi, Mons -- "The Cossacks are coming!" -- Tannenberg -- The flames of Louvain -- Blue water, blockade, and the great neutral -- Retreat -- The front is Paris -- Von Kluck's turn -- "Gentlemen, we will fight on the Marne" -- Afterward
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
511 pages
Lccn
62007515
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations, maps
System control number
(OCoLC)ocm00192333
Label
The guns of August, Barbara W. Tuchman
Publication
Note
London ed. (Constable) has title: August 1914
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
A funeral -- "Let the last man on the right brush the channel with his sleeve" -- "The shadow of Sedan" -- "A single British soldier ..." -- The Russian steam roller -- August 1: Berlin -- August 1: Paris and London -- Ultimatum in Brussels -- "Home before the leaves fall" -- "Goeben ... and enemy then flying" -- Liege and Alsace -- BEF to the continent -- Sambre et Meuse -- Debacle: Lorraine, Ardennes, Charleroi, Mons -- "The Cossacks are coming!" -- Tannenberg -- The flames of Louvain -- Blue water, blockade, and the great neutral -- Retreat -- The front is Paris -- Von Kluck's turn -- "Gentlemen, we will fight on the Marne" -- Afterward
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
511 pages
Lccn
62007515
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations, maps
System control number
(OCoLC)ocm00192333

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