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

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
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1912-1989
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Tuchman, Barbara W.
Dewey number
909.08
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • History, Modern
  • History
  • Power (Social sciences)
  • Judgment
  • History
  • History, Modern
  • Judgment
  • Power (Social sciences)
Label
The march of folly : from Troy to Vietnam, Barbara W. Tuchman
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 391-428) 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 -- "A lantern on the stern."
Control code
ocm11838487
Dimensions
21 cm
Edition
1st Ballantine books ed.
Extent
xvi, 447 pages
Isbn
9780345308238
Lccn
84045672
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations (some color)
System control number
(OCoLC)11838487
Label
The march of folly : from Troy to Vietnam, Barbara W. Tuchman
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 391-428) 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 -- "A lantern on the stern."
Control code
ocm11838487
Dimensions
21 cm
Edition
1st Ballantine books ed.
Extent
xvi, 447 pages
Isbn
9780345308238
Lccn
84045672
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations (some color)
System control number
(OCoLC)11838487

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