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Margaret MacMillan
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Margaret MacMillan is the author of Paris 1919, Nixon and Mao, and Women of the Raj. Paris 1919 won the Duff Cooper Prize, the Samuel Johnson Prize for nonfiction, the Hessell-Tiltman Prize for History, a Silver Medal for the Arthur Ross Book Award of the Council on Foreign Relations, and the Governor-General’s prize for nonfiction, and it was selected by the editors of The New York Times as one of the ten best books of the year. A past provost of Trinity College at the University of Toronto, MacMillan is the warden of St. Antony’s College at Oxford University.

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Dangerous Games
The Uses and Abuses of History
Written by Margaret MacMillan


Format: Trade Paperback, 208 pages
Publisher: Modern Library
On Sale: July 13, 2010
Price: $15.00

Acclaimed historian Margaret MacMillan explores here the many ways in which history affects us all. She shows how a deeper engagement with history, both as individuals and in the sphere of public debate, can help us understand ourselves and the world better. But she also warns that history can be misused... Read more >
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Dangerous Games
The Uses and Abuses of History
Written by Margaret MacMillan


Format: eBook
Publisher: Modern Library
On Sale: July 7, 2009
Price: $11.99

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Nixon and Mao
The Week That Changed the World
Written by Margaret MacMillan


Format: Trade Paperback, 448 pages
Publisher: Random House Trade Paperbacks
On Sale: March 11, 2008
Price: $17.00

With the publication of her landmark volume PARIS 1919, Margaret MacMillan was praised as “a superb writer who can bring history to life” (The Philadelphia Inquirer). Now she brings her extraordinary gifts to one of the most important subjects today--the relationship between the United States and China--and one of the most... Read more >
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Nixon and Mao
The Week That Changed the World
Written by Margaret MacMillan


Format: eBook
Publisher: Random House
On Sale: February 13, 2007
Price: $13.99

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Paris 1919
Six Months That Changed the World
Written by Margaret MacMillan
Foreword by Richard Holbrooke


Format: Trade Paperback, 624 pages
Publisher: Random House Trade Paperbacks
On Sale: September 9, 2003
Price: $20.00

• Winner of the Samuel Johnson Prize
• Winner of the PEN Hessell Tiltman Prize
• Winner of the Duff Cooper Prize

Between January and July 1919, after “the war to end all wars,” men and women from around the world converged on Paris to shape the peace. Center stage, for the first time... Read more >
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Paris 1919
Six Months That Changed the World
Written by Margaret MacMillan
Foreword by Richard Holbrooke


Format: eBook, 624 pages
Publisher: Random House
On Sale: December 18, 2007
Price: $14.99

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July 29, 2014
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The War That Ended Peace
The Road to 1914
Written by Margaret MacMillan


Format: Trade Paperback, 784 pages
Publisher: Random House Trade Paperbacks
On Sale: July 29, 2014
Price: $20.00

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Also available as an unabridged audiobook download, eBook and a hardcover.

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The War That Ended Peace
The Road to 1914
Written by Margaret MacMillan


Format: Hardcover, 784 pages
Publisher: Random House
On Sale: October 29, 2013
Price: $35.00

From the bestselling and award-winning author of Paris 1919 comes a masterpiece of narrative nonfiction, a fascinating portrait of Europe from 1900 up to the outbreak of World War I. With a sweeping story, vivid characters, and sharp insight, Margaret MacMillan powerfully explores the decisions made and the economic, social, political... Read more >
Also available as an unabridged audiobook download, eBook and a trade paperback.

The War That Ended Peace
The Road to 1914
Written by Margaret MacMillan


Format: eBook, 784 pages
Publisher: Random House
On Sale: October 29, 2013
Price: $18.99

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Women of the Raj
The Mothers, Wives, and Daughters of the British Empire in India
Written by Margaret MacMillan


Format: Trade Paperback, 402 pages
Publisher: Random House Trade Paperbacks
On Sale: October 9, 2007
Price: $15.95

In the nineteenth century, at the height of colonialism, the British ruled India under a government known as the Raj. British men and women left their homes and traveled to this mysterious, beautiful country–where they attempted to replicate their own society. In this fascinating portrait, Margaret MacMillan examines the hidden lives... Read more >
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