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The March of Folly: From Troy to Vietnam (Playaway Adult Nonfiction)

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Synopsis:

Tuchman here analyzes the pervasive folly of governments through the ages, meaning their pursuit of policies contrary to their own interests despite feasible alternatives. She uses as examples the Trojan War, the Renaissance popes provoking Protestantism, the British losing the American colonies, and America in Vietnam.

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ISBN:
9781433295133
Author:
Tuchman, Barbara Wertheim
Publisher:
Findaway World
Read by:
McCaddon, Wanda
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May, Nadia
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McCaddon, Wanda
Subject:
World - General
Subject:
Modern - General
Subject:
World History-General
Series:
Playaway Adult Nonfiction
Publication Date:
20091031
Binding:
PRE-RECORDED AUDIO PLAYER
Language:
English
Dimensions:
7.80x4.60x1.20 in. .30 lbs.
Media Run Time:
080

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"Synopsis" by , Tuchman here analyzes the pervasive folly of governments through the ages, meaning their pursuit of policies contrary to their own interests despite feasible alternatives. She uses as examples the Trojan War, the Renaissance popes provoking Protestantism, the British losing the American colonies, and America in Vietnam.
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