From thoughtful pieces on the historian's role to striking insights into America's past and present to trenchant observations on the international scene, Barbara W. Tuchman looks at history in a unique way and draws lessons from what she sees. Here is a splendid body of work, the story of a lifetime spent "practicing history."
"Persuades and Enthralls...I can think of no better primer for the nonexpert who wishes to learn history." -- Chicago Sun-Times
"Provocative, Consistent, and Beautifully Readable, an event not to be missed by history buffs." -- The Baltimore Sun