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A Distant Mirror
Language: en
Pages: 600
Authors: Barbara Tuchman
Categories:
Type: BOOK - Published: 2017-10-05 - Publisher: Viking

The fourteenth century was a time of fabled crusades and chivalry, glittering cathedrals and grand castles. It was also a time of ferocity and spiritual agony, a world of chaos and the plague. Here, Barbara Tuchmanmasterfully reveals the two contradictory images of the age, examining the great rhythms of history
A Distant Mirror
Language: en
Pages: 784
Authors: Barbara W. Tuchman
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2011-08-03 - Publisher: Random House

A “marvelous history”* of medieval Europe, from the bubonic plague and the Papal Schism to the Hundred Years’ War, by the Pulitzer Prize–winning author of The Guns of August *Lawrence Wright, author of The End of October, in The Wall Street Journal The fourteenth century reflects two contradictory images: on
The Distant Mirror
Language: en
Pages: 224
Authors: Joanne Brown, Nancy St. Clair
Categories: Literary Criticism
Type: BOOK - Published: 2005-12-08 - Publisher: Scarecrow Press

Young adult historical fiction brings the past alive through stories of adventure, suspense, and mystery. The genre is both complex and controversial, encompassing novels that range from romance and fantasy to stark historical realism. The book examines the various approaches to young adult historical fiction and explores the issues that
A Distant Mirror
Language: en
Pages: 677
Authors: Joanne Brown, Nancy St. Clair
Categories: Literary Criticism
Type: BOOK - Published: 1984 - Publisher:

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A Distant Mirror
Language: en
Pages: 677
Authors: Barbara Wertheim Tuchman
Categories: Ambassadors
Type: BOOK - Published: 1979 - Publisher:

The prize-winning historian traces the major currents of the fourteenth century, revealing the century's great historical rhythms and events and the texture of daily life at all levels of European society.