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A Distant Mirror

The Calamitous 14th Century

by Barbara W. Tuchman

The 14th century gives us back two contradictory images: a glittering time of crusades and castles, cathedrals and chivalry, and a dark time of ferocity and spiritual agony, a world plunged into a chaos of war, fear and the Plague. Barbara Tuchman anatomizes the century, revealing both the great rhythms of history and the grain and texture of domes...
Publish Date
1987
July 12
Goodreads rating
4.08
ISBN
9780345349576
Tags
historynonfiction
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