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Bt-a Distant Mirror

Barbara Wertheim Tuchman

Bt-a Distant Mirror

by Barbara Wertheim Tuchman

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Published by Ballantine Books .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Non-Classifiable,
  • Europe - General,
  • History,
  • Nonfiction - General,
  • History: World

  • The Physical Object
    FormatMass Market Paperback
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL9634452M
    ISBN 100345289307
    ISBN 109780345289308
    OCLC/WorldCa166386509

      A Distant Mirror by Barbara Wertheim Tuchman, unknown edition, Review In this sweeping historical narrative, Barbara Tuchman writes of the cataclysmic 14th century, when the energies of medieval Europe were devoted to fighting internecine wars and warding off the plague. Book Summary: The title of this book is A Distant Mirror and it was written by Barbara W. Tuchman. This particular edition is in a Hardcover format. This books publish date is and it has a suggested retail price of $ It was published by Alfred a Knopf Inc and has a total of pages in the book.

      A Distant Mirror The Calamitous 14th Century (eBook): Tuchman, Barbara W.: A marvelous history* of medieval Europe, from the bubonic plague and the Papal Schism to the Hundred Years' War, by the Pulitzer Prize-winning author of The Guns of August *Lawrence Wright, author of The End of October, in The Wall Street Journal The fourteenth century reflects two contradictory images: . Shop the latest titles by Barbara Wertheim Tuchman at Alibris including hardcovers, paperbacks, 1st editions, and audiobooks from thousands of sellers worldwide.

    A Distant Mirror: The Calamitous 14th Century Winner, National Book Awards for History - Paperback. A Distant Mirror by Barbara Wertheim Tuchman, , Knopf edition, in English One of the latter, whose life informs much of Tuchman's book, was the French nobleman Enguerrand de Coucy, who enjoyed the opulence and elegance of the courtly tradition while ruthlessly exploiting the peasants under his thrall. Tuchman looks into such events as.


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Buy a cheap copy of A Distant Mirror: The Calamitous 14th book by Barbara W. Bt-a Distant Mirror book. In this sweeping historical narrative, Barbara Tuchman writes of the cataclysmic 14th century, when the energies of medieval Europe were devoted to fighting Free shipping over $Cited by:   A Distant Mirrorr by Barbara W.

Tuchman is, on one level, a seven hundred page encyclopedia of the 14th century’s political, military, religious, social, cultural and economic Ms. Tuchman is a first-rate writer, on still another level, the book is a compelling, personalized account of individual men and women living through these turbulent, disastrous times, especially one /5(K).

Praise for A Distant Mirror “Beautifully written, careful and thorough in its scholarship What Ms. Tuchman does superbly is to tell how it was No one has ever done this better.”—The New York Review of Books “A beautiful, extraordinary book Tuchman at the top of her powers She has done nothing finer.”Cited by: A Distant Mirror: The Calamitous 14th Century is a narrative history book by the American historian Barbara Tuchman, first published by Alfred A.

Knopf in It won a U.S. National Book Award in History. The main title, A Distant Mirror, conveys Tuchman's idea that the death and suffering of the 14th century reflect that of the 20th century, especially the horrors of World War by: About A Distant Mirror.

A “marvelous history”* of medieval Europe, from the bubonic plague and the Papal Schism to the Hundred Years’ War, by the Pulitzer Prize–winning author of The Guns of August *Lawrence Wright, author of The End of October, in The Wall Street Journal The fourteenth century reflects two contradictory images: on the one hand, a glittering age of crusades, cathedrals.

Barbara W. Tuchman (–) achieved prominence as a historian with The Zimmermann Telegram and international fame with The Guns of August—a huge bestseller and winner of the Pulitzer other works include Bible and Sword, The Proud Tower, Stilwell and the American Experience in China (for which Tuchman was awarded a second Pulitzer Prize), Notes from China, A Distant Mirror Brand: Random House Publishing Group.

I just finished the heaviest read so far in my pandemic reads list, Barbara Tuchman’s A Distant Mirror, about the 14th century, loosely an account of the European experience of the Black is a page monster and I read it in minute chunks at. Barbara W.

Tuchman () achieved prominence as a historian with The Zimmermann Telegram and international fame with The Guns of August--a huge bestseller and winner of the Pulitzer other works include Bible and Sword, The Proud Tower, Stilwell and the American Experience in China (for which Tuchman was awarded a second Pulitzer Prize), Notes from China, A Distant Mirror 4/5().

Now, in A Distant Mirror, she has deserted the contemporary scene to portray “the calamitous 14th century.” With more thancopies already in print, in addition to those distributed by three major book clubs, her new book may well reach a larger audience than any other serious work of history published in our time.

A Distant Mirror Book Summary: The fourteenth century was a time of fabled crusades and chivalry, glittering cathedrals and grand castles. It was also a time of ferocity and spiritual agony, a world of chaos and the plague.

Here, Barbara Tuchman masterfully reveals the two contradictory images of the age, examining the great rhythms of history and the grain and texture of domestic life as it. Here's my review for A Distant Mirror. 2nd non-fiction of the year. Let me know what you think.

Book Review realhumanbeing. Loading Unsubscribe from. The rating for the book wasputting it in 60th place among the 89 books we have rated. The key thing that struck everyone about this book was the level of detail. Some felt that the book gave a very comprehensive view of life during this time period and it differed from what people had imagined and so they felt that they learned a lot/5(7).

Barbara Tuchman's international bestseller is indeed A Distant Mirror that subtly evokes astonishing parallels between those turbulent times and our own ominous decades pp. (We carry a wide selection of titles in The Arts, Theology, History, Politics, Social and Physical Sciences. academic and scholarly books and Modern First Editions,and.

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A Distant Mirror | "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.

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