There is a well-known historical analysis of the fourteenth century written by Barbara Tuchman and entitled A Distant Mirror , which tells about a hard time in western civilization. Two major challenges were the Hundred Years' War, in which neither side had the force to achieve a clear victory, and the plague, which left few families untouched.
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