History's People: Personalities and the Past (Hardback)Professor Margaret MacMillan (author)
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"Macmillan has an excellent dry wit, a broad range of reference and a gift for storytelling." - The Observer
Publisher: Profile Books Ltd
Number of pages: 288
Weight: 422 g
Dimensions: 222 x 144 x 28 mm
Few historians have better credentials to write about the origins of the First World War than the Oxford scholar Margaret MacMillan...with its lovely elegant style, keen eye for human foibles and impeccable attention to detail, this is one of the most enjoyably readable books of the year -- Dominic Sandbrook * Sunday Times *
A masterful explanation of the complex forces that brought the Edwardian world crashing down. Utterly riveting, deeply moving, and impeccably researched, MacMillan's latest opus will become the definitive account of old Europe's final years -- Amanda Foreman
Her enthusiasm ... really shines through. * Financial Times *
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