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David Fromkin
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David Fromkin is University Professor and Professor of History at Boston University. He is the author of In the Time of the Americans, a History Book Club selection, and the national best-seller A Peace to End All Peace, which was a finalist for both the National Book Critics Circle Award and the Pulitzer Prize and was singled out by the New York Times Book Review as one of the thirteen “Best Books of the Year” in 1989. He lives in New York City.

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Europe's Last Summer
Who Started the Great War in 1914?
Written by David Fromkin


Format: Trade Paperback, 384 pages
Publisher: Vintage
On Sale: March 8, 2005
Price: $17.95

When war broke out in Europe in 1914, it surprised a European population enjoying the most beautiful summer in memory. For nearly a century since, historians have debated the causes of the war. Some have cited the assassination of Archduke Franz Ferdinand; others have concluded it was unavoidable.

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Europe's Last Summer
Who Started the Great War in 1914?
Written by David Fromkin


Format: eBook, 384 pages
Publisher: Vintage
On Sale: December 18, 2007
Price: $13.99

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In The Time Of The Americans
FDR, Truman, Eisenhower, Marshall, MacArthur-The Generation That Changed America 's Role in the World
Written by David Fromkin


Format: eBook, 800 pages
Publisher: Vintage
On Sale: January 23, 2013
Price: $16.99

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In The Time Of The Americans
FDR, Truman, Eisenhower, Marshall, MacArthur-The Generation That Changed America 's Role in the World
Written by David Fromkin


Format: Trade Paperback, 800 pages
Publisher: Vintage
On Sale: April 30, 1996
Price: $24.00

Coming of age during World War I and attaining their finest hour in World War II and the Cold War, these men—FDR, Truman, Eisenhower, Marshall, MacArthur—transformed America from an isolated frontier nation into a global superpower. As he tells their stories, Fromkin, author of A Peace to End All Peace, shows... Read more >
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The Way of the World
From the Dawn of Civilizations to the Eve of the Twenty-first Century
Written by David Fromkin


Format: Trade Paperback, 272 pages
Publisher: Vintage
On Sale: January 25, 2000
Price: $15.00

“Ambitious... The truth is that Fromkin’s outline is persuasively thought out and presented.”—The Washington Post Book World

As the human race approaches the 21st century, questions of our past trouble us as much as those that concern our future. How did we get here? Where--and how--did Homo sapiens originate? How did we,... Read more >
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The Way of the World
From the Dawn of Civilizations to the Eve of the Twenty-first Century
Written by David Fromkin


Format: eBook, 272 pages
Publisher: Vintage
On Sale: January 9, 2013
Price: $11.99

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