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A Distant Mirror: The Calamitous Fourteenth Century

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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.

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 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.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780307793690
Publisher:
Random House Digital, Inc.
Subject:
main_subject
Author:
Tuchman, Barbara Wertheim
Subject:
all_subjects
Publication Date:
1978
Binding:
ELECTRONIC
Language:
English
Pages:
677

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