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
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
Biography type
individual biography
Cataloging source
GZM
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1912-1989
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Tuchman, Barbara W.
Dewey number
944/.025
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • plates
Index
index present
LC call number
DC97.5
LC item number
.T82 1978b
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Coucy, Enguerrand de
  • France
  • Nobility
Label
A distant mirror : the calamitous 14th century, Barbara W. Tuchman
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 599-617) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
TABLE OF 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 Jacqueline -- 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
ocm05521434
Dimensions
21 cm
Extent
xx, 677 pages, 20 unnumbered leaves of plates
Isbn
9780345283948
Lccn
79088536
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)05521434
Label
A distant mirror : the calamitous 14th century, Barbara W. Tuchman
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 599-617) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
TABLE OF 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 Jacqueline -- 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
ocm05521434
Dimensions
21 cm
Extent
xx, 677 pages, 20 unnumbered leaves of plates
Isbn
9780345283948
Lccn
79088536
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)05521434

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