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.
"Reminds readers that history matters . . . This is a must-read for anyone who wants to understand the importance of correctly understanding the past."--Publishers Weekly, starred review Praise for Margaret MacMillan: "MacMillan is a superb writer who can bring history to life." "--The Philadelphia Inquirer" "Few have done as well at giving us a 'you are there' feel." "--The Washington Post Book World"