A Distant Mirror: The Calamitous 14th Century
The prize-winning historian traces the major currents of the fourteenth century, revealing the century's great historical rhythms and events and the texture of daily life at all levels of European society.
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Review: A Distant Mirror: The Calamitous 14th CenturyUser Review - Anthony Meaney - Goodreads
This is largely the history of France in the 1300's with the story centering (to a degree) around one noble Enguerrand de Coucy who's life is intertwined with the major historical events of that age ... Read full review
Review: A Distant Mirror: The Calamitous 14th CenturyUser Review - Jeffrey Stevenson - Goodreads
Awesome book. I love the way Tuchman writes, she is very detailed and knowledgeable. It tells of a time when developing countries fumbled their way through their own growth and existence mostly surviving in spite of themselves. Read full review