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The Resource A distant mirror : the calamitous 14th century, Barbara W. Tuchman

A distant mirror : the calamitous 14th century, Barbara W. Tuchman

Label
A distant mirror : the calamitous 14th century
Title
A distant mirror
Title remainder
the calamitous 14th century
Statement of responsibility
Barbara W. Tuchman
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Examines the history of fourteenthcentury Europe as background to the life of Enguerrand de Coucy VII, one of the most prominent French knights of that time
Summary
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
Writing style
Biography type
individual biography
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167933
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
944/.02
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • plates
Index
index present
LC call number
DC97.5
LC item number
.T82 1978
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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True
Target audience
adult
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the calamitous 14th century
Label
A distant mirror : the calamitous 14th century, Barbara W. Tuchman
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Includes index
Bibliography note
Bibliography: p. [599]-617
Contents
"I am the Sire de Coucy": the dynasty -- Born to woe: the century -- Youth and chivalry -- War -- "This is the end of the world": the black death -- The Battle of Poitiers -- Decapitated France: the bourgeois rising and the Jacquerie -- Hostage in England -- Enguerrand and Isabella -- Sons of iniquity -- The gilded shroud -- Double allegiance -- Coucy's war -- England's turmoil -- The emperor in Paris -- The papal schism -- Coucy's rise -- The worms of the earth against the lions -- The lure of Italy -- A second Norman conquest -- The fiction cracks -- The siege of Barbary -- In a dark wood -- Danse macabre -- Lost opportunity -- Nicopolis -- Hung be the heavens with black
Control code
1655743
Dimensions
25 cm.
Edition
1st trade ed.
Extent
xx, 677 p., [20] leaves of plates
Isbn
9780307291608
Lccn
78005985
Other physical details
ill
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocm03870107
  • (OCoLC)3870107
Label
A distant mirror : the calamitous 14th century, Barbara W. Tuchman
Publication
Note
Includes index
Bibliography note
Bibliography: p. [599]-617
Contents
"I am the Sire de Coucy": the dynasty -- Born to woe: the century -- Youth and chivalry -- War -- "This is the end of the world": the black death -- The Battle of Poitiers -- Decapitated France: the bourgeois rising and the Jacquerie -- Hostage in England -- Enguerrand and Isabella -- Sons of iniquity -- The gilded shroud -- Double allegiance -- Coucy's war -- England's turmoil -- The emperor in Paris -- The papal schism -- Coucy's rise -- The worms of the earth against the lions -- The lure of Italy -- A second Norman conquest -- The fiction cracks -- The siege of Barbary -- In a dark wood -- Danse macabre -- Lost opportunity -- Nicopolis -- Hung be the heavens with black
Control code
1655743
Dimensions
25 cm.
Edition
1st trade ed.
Extent
xx, 677 p., [20] leaves of plates
Isbn
9780307291608
Lccn
78005985
Other physical details
ill
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocm03870107
  • (OCoLC)3870107

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