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A time to dance, a time to die : the extraordinary story of the dancing plague of 1518

Author: John Waller
Publisher: Thriplow : Icon, 2009, ©2008.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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In July 1518 a plague struck the medieval city of Strasbourg. Hundreds of men and women danced wildly, day after day, in the punishing summer heat. They did not want to dance, but could not stop.  Read more...

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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: John Waller
ISBN: 9781848310537 1848310536
OCLC Number: 877352503
Notes: Originally published: 2008.
Awards: Short-listed for Dingle Prize 2009
Description: 1 volume : illustrations, maps, portrait ; 20 cm
Responsibility: John Waller.

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`Waller's book should interest both historians and scientists, while the general reader will enjoy his colourful depictions of medieval life.' -- BBC Focus Magazine `An interesting and enjoyable Read more...

 
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