An enjoyable read. I don't normally read history, but a friend recommended this book and I'm glad I read it. Very enjoyable and informative. It brought the period to life.Published 15 hours ago by Gary J. Shannon
Tuchman was one of the pre-eminent historians of the twentieth century, who is as celebrated for her sound judgement and graceful prose style as much as for her scholarship. Read morePublished 12 days ago by Robert P. Fletcher
Well written for a person interested in late 19th century England and Europe. Here style is so fluid with a knowledge of many disciplines. i.e. Read morePublished 20 days ago by walter g. mcmillan jr.
This history of the times prior to World 1 gives one insight into the issues that caused it. The underlying issues then still confront us today I.e. Read morePublished 21 days ago by Richard Sternagel
An extremely readable book. Very enjoyable and helped me understand a lot about the world before WWI. I had to buy another of her book, the Guns of August.Published 24 days ago by Manar A.A.M Badran
I have now read all 3 of the Tuchman's WWI books, which I have reviewed on Amazon. This was the lesser of the three. Read morePublished 1 month ago by Magnitude
An in-depth view of the personages who were 'in power' in governments and the labor movement in the leading European countries and the US. Read morePublished 1 month ago by Lydia F. Garrett
This is a wonderfully detailed account of the 40 years leading up to the beginning of WW1. In typical Tuchman style it is very readable and understandable. Read morePublished 1 month ago by Loretta Korgol Brown