Practicing History—Selected Essays

  • by Barbara Tuchman
  • Narrated by Aviva Skell
  • 9 hrs and 47 mins
  • Unabridged Audiobook

Publisher's Summary

The critically-acclaimed historian’s insights, sense of humor, and sharp pen take on everything from Vietnam, Israel, and the Great War to writing history and its meaning. Includes these essays: Why Policy-Makers Do Not Listen; When Does History Happen?; Is History a Guide to the Future?; America as an Idea; How We Entered World War I; and more.


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So good. But the narrator read waaay too fast. Had to slow it down and then she sounded drunk.
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- David Wingfield

Book Details

  • Release Date: 12-17-2011
  • Publisher: Recorded Books