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Barbara W. Tuchman

Barbara W. Tuchman (January 30, 1912 - 1989) was an historian and author. She wrote literally popular history, selling millions of copies. Her clear, dramatic storytelling gave her surveys of the 14th century, World War I and the Fin De Siecle, the last being the interest of a novel of hers.

A homemaker writing in her own home, Tuchman was an unlikely author of books that continue to be more popular than the classics of the field. Inventing the Middle Ages[?] by Norman Cantor[?], a history of medieval historians, describes her context or lack there of.

Her works include:

She won twice the Pulitzer Prize for General Non-Fiction.



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