Barbara W. Tuchman

Barbara W. Tuchman

January 30, 1912 – February 06, 1989
Countries: USA

Barbara Wertheim Tuchman (ˈtʌkmən; January 30, 1912 – February 6, 1989) was an American historian and author. She won the Pulitzer Prize twice, for The Guns of August (1962), a best-selling history of the prelude to and the first month of World War I, and Stilwell and the American Experience in China (1971), a biography of General Joseph Stilwell.
Tuchman focused on writing popular history.