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The march of folly : from Troy to Vietnam, Barbara W. Tuchman

Label
The march of folly : from Troy to Vietnam
Title
The march of folly
Title remainder
from Troy to Vietnam
Statement of responsibility
Barbara W. Tuchman
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Examines the irrationalities of governments through analysis of four crises of history--the fall of Troy, the Renaissance popes' provocation of the Protestant Reformation, Britain's loss of the American colonies, and America's involvement in Vietnam
Cataloging source
CIB
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1912-1989
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Tuchman, Barbara W.
Dewey number
909.08
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • portraits
  • plates
Index
index present
LC call number
D210
LC item number
.T89 2014
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • History, Modern
  • History
  • Power (Social sciences)
Label
The march of folly : from Troy to Vietnam, Barbara W. Tuchman
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 413-451) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Pursuit of policy contrary to self-interest -- Prototype: the Trojans take the wooden horse within their walls -- The Renaissance popes provoke the Protestant secession: 1470-1530 -- The British lose America -- America betrays herself in Vietnam -- Epilogue. "A lantern on the stern."
Control code
ocn899076570
Dimensions
21 cm
Edition
Random House Trade paperback edition.
Extent
xvi, 474 pages, 40 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9780345308238
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations, portraits
System control number
  • (Sirsi) o899076570
  • (OCoLC)899076570
Label
The march of folly : from Troy to Vietnam, Barbara W. Tuchman
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 413-451) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Pursuit of policy contrary to self-interest -- Prototype: the Trojans take the wooden horse within their walls -- The Renaissance popes provoke the Protestant secession: 1470-1530 -- The British lose America -- America betrays herself in Vietnam -- Epilogue. "A lantern on the stern."
Control code
ocn899076570
Dimensions
21 cm
Edition
Random House Trade paperback edition.
Extent
xvi, 474 pages, 40 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9780345308238
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations, portraits
System control number
  • (Sirsi) o899076570
  • (OCoLC)899076570

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