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The black death

Author: Joseph Patrick Byrne
Publisher: Westport, Conn. : Greenwood Press, 2004.
Series: Greenwood guides to historic events of the medieval world.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Eight thematic chapters guide the reader through the medical perspective of the plague - medieval and modern - and the plague's impact on society, cities, individuals, and art of the time. An  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Joseph Patrick Byrne
ISBN: 0313324921 9780313324925
OCLC Number: 912348014
Description: xxx, 231 p. : il., mapas ; 25 cm.
Contents: Chronology --
Overview: plague in the middle ages --
The black death and modern medicine --
The black death and medieval medicine --
Effects of the black death on European society --
Pychosocial reactions to the black death --
European art and the black death --
Individual and civic responses in Cairo and Florence --
Epilogue: The end of the black death and its continuing fascination. Biographies: Abu Abdullah ibn Battuta --
Charles IV --
Clement VI --
Francesco di Marco Datini da Prato --
Galen of Pergamum --
Gentile da Foligno --
Lisad-ad Din ibn al-Khatib --
Francesco Petrarch --
Alexandre Emile John Yersin.
Series Title: Greenwood guides to historic events of the medieval world.
Responsibility: Joseph P. Byrne.

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"This detailed presentation describes the bubonic plague that destroyed large European populations in the 14th century. The Black Death continues to interest many, because it offers insights into Read more...

 
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