"Wise, witty, and wonderful . . . A great book, in a great historical tradition." —CommentaryThe 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...
|Title||:||A Distant Mirror: The Calamitous 14th Century|
|Author||:||Barbara W. Tuchman|