A classic history of fourteenth-century Europe, from the Pulitzer-Prize winning author of The Guns of August, Barbara Tuchman.
Barbara Tuchman achieved prominence as a historian with The Zimmerman Telegram and international fame with the Pulitzer-Prize winning The Guns of August. She is also the author of The Proud Tower, Stilwell and the American Experience in China (also awarded the Pulitzer Prize), A Distant Mirror and The March of Folly. She died in 1989. The Guns of August and The Proud Tower are published by Penguin.
A beautiful, extraordinary book . . . Tuchman at the top of her
powers . . . She has done nothing finer * Wall Street Journal
Wise, witty, and wonderful . . . a great book, in a great historical tradition * Commentary *
Beautifully written, careful and thorough in its scholarship . . . What Ms. Tuchman does superbly is to tell how it was. . . . No one has ever done this better * New York Review of Books *