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A distant mirror : the calamitous 14th century

Author: Barbara W Tuchman
Publisher: New York : Random House Trade Paperbacks, [2014] ©1978
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : English : Random House Trade paperback editionView all editions and formats
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Genre/Form: Biography
History
Named Person: Enguerrand de Coucy; Enguerrand de Coucy
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Barbara W Tuchman
ISBN: 0345349571 9780345349576
OCLC Number: 905986995
Description: xxvii, 714 pages : illustrations, maps
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.
Responsibility: Barbara W. Tuchman.

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