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Encyclopedia of the Black Death

Author: Joseph Patrick Byrne
Publisher: Santa Barbara, Calif. : ABC-CLIO, ©2012.
Series: Gale virtual reference library
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This encyclopedia provides 300 interdisciplinary, cross-referenced entries that document the effect of the plague on Western society across the four centuries of the second plague pandemic, balancing medical history and technical matters with historical, cultural, social, and political factors.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Byrne, Joseph Patrick.
Encyclopedia of the Black Death.
Santa Barbara, Calif. : ABC-CLIO, ©2012
(DLC) 2011031689
(OCoLC)729344530
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Joseph Patrick Byrne
ISBN: 9781598842548 1598842544
OCLC Number: 769344478
Description: 1 online resource (xxii, 429 pages) : illustrations.
Contents: List of Entries by Broad Topic --
Introduction --
Timeline --
Abandonment --
AIDS and Plague --
al-Asqalani, Ibn Hajar (1372-1449) --
Alchemy --
Allah --
Almanacs --
al-Manbiji, Muhammad (d. 1383) --
al-Maqrizi, Muhammad (al-Makrizi --
1363. /4-1442) --
Amulets, Talismans, and Magic --
Anatomy and Dissection --
Animals --
Anticlericalism --
Anti-Semitism and Anti-Jewish Violence before the Black Death --
Apocalypse and Apocalypticism --
Apothecaries --
Arabic-Persian Medicine and Practitioners --
Armenian Bole --
Armies --
Arrows --
Ars moriendi (The Art of Dying) --
Art, Effects of Plague on --
Articella --
Astrology --
Athens, Plague ofAvicenna (Abu Ali al-Husayn ibn Abd Allah ibn Sina --
980. -1037) --
Barcelona, Spain --
Bells --
Bertrand, Jean-Baptiste (1670-1752) --
Bezoar Stones --
Bible --
Biblical Plagues --
Bills of Health --
Bills of Mortality --
Bimaristans (also Maristans) --
Bishops and Popes --
Black Death (1347-1352) --
Black Death: Debate over the Medical Nature of --
Black Death: Origins and Early Spread --
Black Death, Plague, and Pestilence (Terms) --
Bleeding/Phlebotomy --
Boccaccio, Giovanni (1313-1375) --
Books of Hours --
Borromeo, Federigo (1564-1631) --
Borromeo, St. Charles (San Carlo --
1538. -1484) --
Boyle, Robert (1627-1691)Broadsheets, Broadsides, and Pamphlets --
Bubonic Plague --
Bubonic Plague in North America --
Bullein, William (d. 1576) --
Caffa (Kaffa, Feodosiya), Ukraine --
Cairo, Egypt --
Canutus (Kanutus) Plague Tract --
Causes of Plague: Historical Theories --
Cellites and Alexians --
Charlatans and Quacks --
Chaucer, Geoffrey (c. 1340/43-1400) --
Chauliac, Guy de (Guido de Cauliaco --
c. 1300-1367) --
Children --
China --
Chinese Traditional Medicine --
Christ --
Chronicles and Annals --
Churches, Plague --
Ciompi Revolt --
Clement VI, Pope (1291/92-1352 --
r. 1342-1352) --
Clothing --
Compendium of Paris --
ConfraternitiesConsilia and Plague Tracts --
Constantinople/Istanbul --
Contagion Theory --
Cordons Sanitaires --
Corpse Carriers --
Corpses --
Couvin, Simon de (Symon de Covino --
c. 1320-1367) --
Crime and Punishment --
Dancing Mania --
Danse Macabre --
Death, Depictions of --
Defoe, Daniel (1660-1731) --
Dekker, Thomas (1570?-1632) --
De Mertens, Charles (1737-1788) --
Demographic and Economic Effects of Plague: The Islamic World --
Demographic Effects of Plague: Europe 1347-1400 --
Demographic Effects of Plague: Europe 1400-1500 --
Demographic Effects of Plague: Europe 1500-1722 --
Demography --
Demons, Satan, and the Devil --
Diagnosing PlagueDietary Regimens --
Diseases, Opportunistic and Subsidiary --
Disinfection and Fumigation --
DNA and the Second Plague Pandemic --
Donne, John (1572-1631) --
Doors --
Dublin, Ireland --
Earthquakes --
Economic Effects of Plague in Europe --
Empirics --
End of Second Plague Pandemic: Theories --
Epidemic and Pandemic --
Ex voto --
Expulsion of Victims --
Eyam, England (1666) --
Famine --
Fernel, Jean (c. 1497-1558) --
Feudalism and Manorialism --
Ficino, Marsiglio (1433-1499) --
Flagellants --
Fleas --
Flight --
Florence, Italy --
Fracastoro, Girolamo (1478-1553) --
Friars (Mendicants) --
Funerals, Catholic --
Funerals, Muslim --
Funerals, Protestant.
Series Title: Gale virtual reference library
Responsibility: Joseph P. Byrne.

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