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The Black death

Author: Rosemary Horrox
Publisher: Manchester ; New York : Manchester University Press ; New York, NY : Distributed exclusively in the USA and Canada by St. Martin's Press, ©1994.
Series: Manchester medieval sources series.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This book surveys contemporary responses to the Black Death. The sources illustrate the fear that spread with the disease and the diverse ways that such terror influenced social behaviour. -- .

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Genre/Form: Historia
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Rosemary Horrox
ISBN: 0719034981 9780719034985 0719034973 9780719034978
OCLC Number: 318382795
Description: xiv, 364 p. ; 23 cm.
Contents: Part one: Narrative accounts1. The plague in continental Europe2. The plague in the British IslesPart two: Explanations and responses3. The religious response4. Scientific explanations5. Human agencyPart three: Consequences6. The impact of the plague7. RepercussionsSuggestions for further readingIndex -- .
Series Title: Manchester medieval sources series.
Responsibility: translated and edited by Rosemary Horrox.

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This is an outstanding collection of documents written by those who lived and died in the mid-fourteenth century: chosen with great skill, translated felicitously and accompanied by commentaries Read more...

 
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