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The Resource A distant mirror : [the calamitous 14th century], Barbara W. Tuchman, (sound recording)

A distant mirror : [the calamitous 14th century], Barbara W. Tuchman, (sound recording)

Label
A distant mirror : [the calamitous 14th century]
Title
A distant mirror
Title remainder
[the calamitous 14th century]
Statement of responsibility
Barbara W. Tuchman
Creator
Contributor
Narrator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
The fourteenth century reflects two contradictory images: on the one hand, a glittering time of crusades and castles, cathedrals and chivalry, and the exquisitely decorated Books of Hours; and on the other, a time of ferocity and spiritual agony, a world of chaos and the plague. Barbara Tuchman reveals both the great rhythms of history and the grain and texture of domestic life as it was lived. Here are the guilty passions, loyalties and treacheries, political assassinations, sea battles and sieges, corruption in high places and a yearning for reform, satire and humor, sorcery and demonology, and lust and sadism on the stage. Here are proud cardinals, beggars, feminists, university scholars, grocers, bankers, mercenaries, mystics, lawyers and tax collectors, and, dominating all, the knight in his valor and "furious follies," a "terrible worm in an iron cocoon."
Cataloging source
BLACP
Dewey number
944/.02
Form of composition
not applicable
Format of music
not applicable
LC call number
DC97.5
LC item number
.T82 2005ab
Literary text for sound recordings
history
Music parts
not applicable
PerformerNote
Read by Nadia May
Target audience
general
Transposition and arrangement
not applicable
Label
A distant mirror : [the calamitous 14th century], Barbara W. Tuchman, (sound recording)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Subtitle from container
  • Unabridged
  • Compact discs
  • Duration: 28:30:00
Capture and storage technique
digital storage
Configuration of playback channels
stereophonic
Control code
ocm62771371
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. or 12 cm. diameter
Extent
23 sound discs (28 1/2 hr.)
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
Isbn
9780786175260
Other physical details
digital
Publisher number
Z 3585
Special playback characteristics
digital recording
Specific material designation
sound disc
Speed
1.4m. per second (discs)
System control number
(OCoLC)62771371
Tape configuration
not applicable
Tape width
not applicable
Label
A distant mirror : [the calamitous 14th century], Barbara W. Tuchman, (sound recording)
Publication
Note
  • Subtitle from container
  • Unabridged
  • Compact discs
  • Duration: 28:30:00
Capture and storage technique
digital storage
Configuration of playback channels
stereophonic
Control code
ocm62771371
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. or 12 cm. diameter
Extent
23 sound discs (28 1/2 hr.)
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
Isbn
9780786175260
Other physical details
digital
Publisher number
Z 3585
Special playback characteristics
digital recording
Specific material designation
sound disc
Speed
1.4m. per second (discs)
System control number
(OCoLC)62771371
Tape configuration
not applicable
Tape width
not applicable

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