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  •  Tuchman was writing during the Viet Nam war (3+ / 0-)

    and wrote "The March of Folly" during the same period.

    That time was close to the peak of American dominance, so "Distant Mirror" had less resonance then than now.

    But after 30 years of reactionary wrecking by the super-rich and their their theocrat allies, America looks like the Middle Ages.

    She wrote excellent books. I found "Stillwell and the American Experience in China" to be the best study of how China came to be Communist.

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