The Proud Tower. A portrait of the world before the war 1890-1914.
Pb 528 pp. Illustrations in BW. Bibliography, notes, index. Anyone who has read BT's previous volume (August 1914) will need little further incitement to get his hands on this one (wrote the Evening Standard). Chapters on kaiser Wilhelm II, Theodore Roosevelt, Richard Strauss and Emile Zola; English aristocracy, the Dreyfus affair, the anarchist Kropotkine and the pacifism of Jean Jaurès. BT (1912-1989) has won the Pulitzer Prize twice !