Professor MacMillan delivers a concise and balanced perspective of this historic period with empathy and an understanding of the complexity of human nations. Knowing history is required to understand the future, this book should help you get there...
Great lecture! This should be required for all of our politicians so they understand what they are dealing with in Europe, middle east and the rest of the world.
Margaret MacMillan's lectures, "Six Months That Changed the World: The Paris Peace Conference of 1919" are riveting. The author narrates this important 'story' in a captivating, articulate and understandable manner.
Lectures sometimes close with a question to which Professor MacMillan responds. Her answers are clear, balanced and insightful.
Listening to Professor MacMillan give this series of lectures based on her book was a special treat. I really enjoyed her presentation style. She is brilliant.
Once started I found every moment I could to listen - I didn't want to stop.
much needed perspective, enhancing insight into the history of many of todays political problems and their roots, illustrates the long memory of races and nations
I felt like she apologized for Wilson but seemed to cover both sides of the aurguments. If you are interested in world history or the beginnings of the Progressive movement this is a great read.
I enjoyed this peek into an amazing chapter in history .Very informative, intelligent delivery.
It was a pleasure to listen to Professor MacMillan's lectures. Made me wish I could have taken one of her courses when I was studying history at university. Full of very interesting facts and information and it is clear that this is a subject she enjoys very much.