Perspective on the American Revolution in Tuchman's "The First Salute" Book Review by Top Papers

Perspective on the American Revolution in Tuchman's "The First Salute"
Review of Barbara Tuchman's book "The First Salute."
# 143286 | 750 words | 3 sources | APA | 2009 | US
Published on Dec 01, 2009 in History (U.S. Birth of the Nation 1750-1800)


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This paper reviews and analyzes Barbara Tuchman's book entitled "The First Salute." The paper clarifies the meaning of the title, further elaborating on the significance of this event in American history. Additionally, the paper describes Barbara Tuchman's career and place as a historian.

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"Barbara Tuchman was a "popular" historian, a term generally assigned by "professional" historians (those with Ph.D.s, tenured positions, or other credentials noting their right to call themselves "professional") to designate someone who is not a member of their clique. With only a bachelor's degree from Radcliffe College, she was eventually a lecturer at several leading universities, including Harvard, and wrote several notable books. One of her last book, The First Salute (New York, New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1984), offered her perspective on the American Revolution, approaching it less from the perspective of the successful American effort..."

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Perspective on the American Revolution in Tuchman's "The First Salute" (2009, December 01) Retrieved August 13, 2022, from https://www.academon.com/book-review/perspective-on-the-american-revolution-in-tuchman-the-first-salute-143286/

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"Perspective on the American Revolution in Tuchman's "The First Salute"" 01 December 2009. Web. 13 August. 2022. <https://www.academon.com/book-review/perspective-on-the-american-revolution-in-tuchman-the-first-salute-143286/>

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