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16+ obres 6,557 Membres 157 Ressenyes 7 preferits

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Margaret MacMillan is the award-winning author of Paris 1919, Nixon and Mao, and Women of the Raj. A past provost of Trinity College at the University of Toronto, MacMillan is the warden of St. Antony's College at Oxford University.
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Une excellente étude, sur un large rayon géographique et suffisamment de profondeur historique.
 
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Nikoz | Hi ha 35 ressenyes més | May 9, 2024 |
A brilliant volume, meeting and exceeding the dust jacket breathlessness of those who endorsed it. This is a scholar and writer at the very top of her game, sharing wisdom on every page.
 
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threegirldad | Hi ha 14 ressenyes més | Jan 30, 2024 |
Was a lot less about how war has shaped us then I would have liked. Read more like a historical rundown in random order of her broken out topics: weapons, why we go to war, civilians, etc. the part that went towards the subtitle premise was on weapons. How the weapons changed the nature and structures of the wars. for instance, once the gun was invented and people had to be shot at close range, discipline to hold your ground and move as a unit in strict coordination became the method. Dance followed suit with highly choreographed contra style dancing became popular. I wish the whole book had brought those sorts of effects to light.… (més)
 
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BookyMaven | Hi ha 14 ressenyes més | Dec 6, 2023 |

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16
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Membres
6,557
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4.0
Ressenyes
157
ISBN
155
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