Practicing History

  • by Barbara W. Tuchman
  • Narrated by Wanda McCaddon
  • 12 hrs and 50 mins
  • Unabridged Audiobook

Publisher's Summary

Master historian Barbara W. Tuchman looks at history in a unique way and draws lessons from what she sees. This accessible introduction to the subject of history offers striking insights into America's past and present, trenchant observations on the international scene, and thoughtful pieces on the historian's role. Here is a splendid body of work, the story of a lifetime spent "practicing history".


What the Critics Say

"A book to celebrate...A delight to read." (New York Times Book Review)
"Persuades and enthralls...I can think of no better primer for the nonexpert who wishes to learn history." (Chicago Sun-Times)


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Book Details

  • Release Date: 12-02-2009
  • Publisher: Blackstone Audio, Inc.