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The black death transformed : disease and culture in early Renaissance Europe

Author: Samuel Kline Cohn, Jr.
Publisher: London : Arnold ; New York : Co-published in the United States of America by Oxford University Press, 2003.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This volume offers alternative conclusions about the cultural and psychological reactions to the plague, why it led more often to Renaissance optimism than to widespread despair as so often concluded.
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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Samuel Kline Cohn, Jr.
ISBN: 0340706473 9780340706473
OCLC Number: 52433845
Notes: "Paperback edition published in 2003"--Title page verso.
Description: x, 318 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: pt. I. The Middle Ages Confronts the Twentieth Century --
1. Scientists square the circle --
2. The conquest of plague --
3. Historians square the circle --
pt. II. The Black Death: Signs and Symptoms --
4. Signs: chronicles, plague tracts, and saints' lives --
5. Symptoms --
pt. III. The Black Death: Epidemiology --
6. Chroniclers and doctors --
7. Climate --
8. Cycles and trends --
9. Culture and psychology --
App. I. Miraculous plague cures --
App. II. List of chronicles, annales, and calendars --
App. III. Plague tracts from Sudhoff.
Responsibility: Samuel K. Cohn.

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