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The Resource The guns of August : the outbreak of World War I, Barbara W. Tuchman ; [foreword by Robert K Massie]

The guns of August : the outbreak of World War I, Barbara W. Tuchman ; [foreword by Robert K Massie]

Label
The guns of August : the outbreak of World War I
Title
The guns of August
Title remainder
the outbreak of World War I
Statement of responsibility
Barbara W. Tuchman ; [foreword by Robert K Massie]
Creator
Contributor
Author
Writer of supplementary textual content
Subject
Language
eng
Awards note
Pulitzer Prize, 1963.
Cataloging source
GZD
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1912-1989
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Tuchman, Barbara W.
Dewey number
941.4144
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
  • portraits
  • plates
Index
index present
LC call number
D530
LC item number
.T8 2014
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1929-2019
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Massie, Robert K.
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • World War, 1914-1918
  • World War, 1914-1918
  • World War, 1914-1918
  • History, Modern
  • Europe
Label
The guns of August : the outbreak of World War I, Barbara W. Tuchman ; [foreword by Robert K Massie]
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Originally published 1962 ; preface ©1988 ; foreword ©1994 ; maps ©2014
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 486-498) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • text
  • still image
Content type code
  • txt
  • sti
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Contents
A funeral -- Plans : "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 -- Outbreak : August I: Berlin ; August I: Paris and London ; Ultimatum in Brussels ; "Home before the leaves fall" -- Battle : "Goeben ... an enemy then flying" ; Liége and Alsace ; BEF to the continent ; Sanbre 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."
Control code
1681686
Dimensions
21 cm
Edition
Random House trade paperback edition.
Extent
xxviii, 566 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9780345386236
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations, maps, portraits
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 1681686
  • (OCoLC)881458391
Label
The guns of August : the outbreak of World War I, Barbara W. Tuchman ; [foreword by Robert K Massie]
Publication
Note
Originally published 1962 ; preface ©1988 ; foreword ©1994 ; maps ©2014
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 486-498) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • text
  • still image
Content type code
  • txt
  • sti
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Contents
A funeral -- Plans : "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 -- Outbreak : August I: Berlin ; August I: Paris and London ; Ultimatum in Brussels ; "Home before the leaves fall" -- Battle : "Goeben ... an enemy then flying" ; Liége and Alsace ; BEF to the continent ; Sanbre 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."
Control code
1681686
Dimensions
21 cm
Edition
Random House trade paperback edition.
Extent
xxviii, 566 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9780345386236
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations, maps, portraits
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 1681686
  • (OCoLC)881458391

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