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The black death

Author: Jordan McMullin
Publisher: Farmington Hills, Mich. : Greenhaven Press ; San Diego, Calif. : Thomson/Gale, ©2003.
Series: Great disasters (Greenhaven Press)
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Presents nine essays on the Black Death, covering such aspects as its causes, its impact on different countries, Jewish persecution, and historical interpretations of the epidemic.
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Genre/Form: Nonfiction
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Jordan McMullin
ISBN: 0737714980 9780737714982 0737714999 9780737714999
OCLC Number: 50604932
Description: 111 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Contents: Foreword --
Introduction: Plague to end all humankind --
We all fall down: Causes and immediate devastation of the Black Death: Arrival of the plague in Europe / Charles L. Mee Jr. --
Recent scientific reassessments of the Black Death / Norman F. Cantor --
Whole place was a sepulchre: Contemporary chronicles of the Black Death: Death comes to Florence / Giovanni Boccaccio --
Impact of the Black Death in England / Henry Knighton --
Treatise on the prevention and cure of the plague / John of Burgundy --
World turned upside down: Reactions to and repercussions of the Black Death: Desperate Responses: Flagellants and the persecution of Jews / Philip Ziegler --
Devastating and far-reaching effects of the Black Death / Robert S. Gottfried --
Advances in medicine, surgery and public sanitation / Anna Montgomery Campbell --
Competing historical interpretations of the Black Death --
Further research --
Index.
Series Title: Great disasters (Greenhaven Press)
Responsibility: Jordan McMullin, book editor.
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Presents nine essays on the Black Death, covering such aspects as its causes, its impact on different countries, Jewish persecution, and historical interpretations of the epidemic.

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