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(tŭk′mən), Barbara Wertheim 1912-1989.
American historian who won a Pulitzer Prize for The Guns of August (1962) and for Stilwell and the American Experience in China (1971).
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Noun1.Tuchman - United States historian (1912-1989)
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In the seventies, sociologists like Herbert Gans and Gaye Tuchman wandered into U.S.
For Robert Gallucci, assistant of secretary of state for politico-military affairs, the spring of 1994 had an eerie and disturbing resemblance to historian Barbara Tuchman's account of "the guns of August," when, in the summer of 1914, World War I began in cross-purposes, misunderstanding, and inadvertence.
Gloria Matta Tuchman, a Mexican-American teacher in Santa Ana, has also become an activist against bilingual education.
In the hundreds of college and university history departments across the land, Rice points out, "a talent for writing for a broad audience is considered secondary at best, a mark of intellectual deficiency at worst." Many academic historians sneer at writers such as David McCullough, William Manchester, and Barbara Tuchman as "nonprofessionals" and mere "popularizers."
He is interested in strategies that, like those of Frederick Jackson Turner and Carl Becker, influence "the American people" (that convenient fiction), or strategies that persuade politicians, particularly military leaders, more directly, as did those of Alfred Thayer Mahan and Barbara Tuchman. As Carpenter points out, history is an inherently credible genre in our culture, a source of some of our most potent myths.
Barbara Tuchman makes this point in her bestseller, The March of Folly: From Troy to Vietnam.
Barbara Tuchman called the book a "historical event in itself."
Barbara Tuchman's "Stilwell and the American Experience in China" tells it in detail.
Educated at Radcliffe College, Tuchman worked as a research assistant for the Institute of Pacific Relations and then was a writer and correspondent for The Nation magazine and other publications.
Maher of AT&T in Andover, Mass., and Walter Tuchman of Amperif Corp.
"Much of the recent historically based feminist literary criticism insists that women novelists came into their own in Victorian England." Sociologist Gayle Tuchman disagrees with this assessment, pointing out that while most novels before 1840 were written by women, little prestige was accorded to novel writing; but by the end of the century, "men of letters" claimed the novel as "a great form of literature" and supplanted women as writers of novels.
De esta manera, la noticia es una cierta forma de conocimiento que resulta de los metodos y rutinas empleados por los periodistas, para dar cuenta de lo que ocurre en el mundo (Altschull 1984; Fishman 1980; Golding y Elliott 1979; Rock 1981; Sigal 1973; Tuchman 1973; 1978).