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The great mortality : an intimate history of the Black Death, the most devastating plague of all time

Author: John Kelly
Publisher: New York : HarperCollins Publishers, 2005.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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Chronicles the Great Plague that devastated Asia and Europe in the fourteenth century, documenting the experiences of people who lived during its height while describing the decline of moral boundaries that also marked the period.
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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: John Kelly
ISBN: 0060006927 9780060006921
OCLC Number: 56195003
Description: xvii, 364 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Oimmeddam --
"They are monsters, not men" --
The day before the day of the dead --
Sicilian autumn --
Villani's last sentence --
The curse of the grand master --
The new Galenism --
"Days of death without sorrow" --
Heads to the West, feet to the East --
God's first love --
"O ye of little faith" --
"Only the end of the beginning" --
Afterword: The plague deniers.
Responsibility: John Kelly.
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Chronicles the Great Plague that devastated Asia and Europe in the fourteenth century, documenting the experiences of people who lived during its height while describing the decline of moral boundaries that also marked the period.

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