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
This is a story of the 14th century, when the whole world seemed to be spinning to its doom, and yet when our modern world was being born
Biography type
individual biography
Cataloging source
MAL
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1912-1989
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Tuchman, Barbara W.
Dewey number
944 TUC
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • plates
Index
index present
LC call number
DC97.5
LC item number
.T82 1978
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Coucy, Enguerrand de
  • Coucy, Enguerrand de
  • France
  • Nobility
  • Nobility
  • France
  • CHR 1978
  • PRO Gotham Book Mart (former owner) (Gotham Book Mart Collection copy)
  • France
Label
A distant mirror : the calamitous 14th century, Barbara W. Tuchman
Link
https://archive.org/details/ventdamericawind00manc
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 631-652) 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
"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
Edition
Book club ed..
Extent
1 online resource (xxi, 720 pages, [20] leaves of plates
Form of item
online
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations (some color))
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)1036915565
Label
A distant mirror : the calamitous 14th century, Barbara W. Tuchman
Link
https://archive.org/details/ventdamericawind00manc
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 631-652) 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
"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
Edition
Book club ed..
Extent
1 online resource (xxi, 720 pages, [20] leaves of plates
Form of item
online
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations (some color))
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)1036915565

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