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Distant Mirror: The Calamitous 14th Century by Barbara W. Tuchman Summary & Study Guide
This study guide consists of approx. 76 pages of chapter summaries, quotes, character analysis, themes, and more – everything you need to sharpen your knowledge of A Distant Mirror: The Calamitous 14th Century. This detailed literature summary also contains Topics for Discussion and a Free Quiz on A Distant Mirror: The Calamitous 14th Century by Barbara Tuchman.
(first published January 26th 2011)
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Barbara Tuchman's voluminous narrative about politics, religion, morals, economy, wars, growth and decay in the 14th century has kept me in suspense for two months, it wasn't easy to lay down the book. Now that I have finally finished it, there is a big cinemascope film about the scenery and life in 14th century France still running in the background of my imagination. I love this book, it is meticulously researched and presented in such a lively spellbinding way that you wouldn't miss even the ...more