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Barbara Tuchman

Barbara TuchmanAKA Barbara Wertheim

Born: 30-Jan-1912
Birthplace: New York City
Died: 6-Feb-1989
Location of death: Greenwich, CT
Cause of death: unspecified
Remains: Buried, Temple Israel Cemetery, Hastings-on-Hudson, NY

Gender: Female
Religion: Jewish
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Historian

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: A Distant Mirror

Father: Maurice Wertheim
Mother: Alma Morgenthau
Husband: Lester R. Tuchman (m. 18-Jun-1940, div. 1963, three daughters)
Daughter: Lucy
Daughter: Jessica Tuchman Mathews
Daughter: Alma
Husband: Lester R. Tuchman (remarried)

    High School: Walden School, New York City
    University: BA, Radcliffe College (1933)

    The Nation Correspondent (1935-39)
    Pulitzer Prize for Nonfiction 1963 for The Guns of August
    Pulitzer Prize for Nonfiction 1972 for Stilwell and the American Experience in China, 1911-1945
    American Historical Association
    Council on Foreign Relations
    Cosmos Club Award 1983

Author of books:
The Lost British Policy: Britain and Spain Since 1700 (1938, history)
Bible and Sword: England and Palestine from the Bronze Age to Balfour (1956, history)
The Zimmermann Telegram (1958, history)
The Guns of August (1962, history)
The Proud Tower: A Portrait of the World Before the War, 1890-1914 (1966, history)
Stilwell and the American Experience in China, 1911-1945 (1970, biography)
A Distant Mirror: The Calamitous 14th Century (1978, history)
The March of Folly: From Troy to Vietnam (1984, history)
The First Salute (1988, history)


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