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Barbara W. Tuchman 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. There followed other successes, including The Proud Tower, Stilwell and the American Experience in China (also awarded the Pulitzer Prize), A Distant Mirror, The March of Folly, and The First Salute. — biography from The Guns of August… (more)
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Barbara Wertheim Tuchman was born in 1912, and received her B.A. degree from Radcliffe College in 1933. She served as a research assistant for the Institute for Pacific Relations, 1934-1935; was an editorial assistant at The Nation, 1936-1937; a staff writer for War in Spain, London, 1937-1938; American correspondent for New Statesman and Nation, London, 1939; and was with the Far East news desk, OWI, 1944-1945. Tuchman was best known as the author of many books and articles. She was the recipient of the Pulitzer Prize in 1963 and 1972. Tuchman died in 1989.
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