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Castles of Steel

Britain, Germany, and the Winning of the Great War at Sea

Castles of Steel( )
Author: Massie, Robert K.
ISBN:978-0-224-04092-1
Publication Date:Jan 2004
Publisher:Penguin Random House
Imprint:Jonathan Cape
Book Format:Hardback
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Book Details
Pages:880
Detailed Subjects: History / Europe / Great Britain / General
History / Military / World War I
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):6.435 x 9.399 x 1.911 Inches
Book Weight:2.891 Pounds
Author Biography
Massie, Robert K. (Author)
Robert Kinloch Massie III (1929-) is an American historian, author, Pulitzer Prize recipient. He has devoted much of his career to studying the House of Romanov, Russia's royal family from 1613-1917. Massie was born in Lexington, Kentucky. He spent much of his youth in Nashville, Tennessee and currently resides in the village of Irvington, New York. He studied United States and modern European history at Yale and Oxford University, respectively, on a Rhodes Scholarship. Massie went to work as a journalist for Newsweek from 1959 to 1962 and then took a position at the Saturday Evening Post. In 1969 he wrote and published his breakthrough book, Nicholas and Alexandra.

Massie was the president of the Authors Guild from 1987 to 1991, and he still serves as a council member. While president of the Guild, he famously called on authors to boycott any store refusing to carry Salman Rushdie's The Satanic Verses. His title Catherine the Great: Portrait of a Woman made The New York Times Best Seller List for 2012.

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