Black Death

Written By Robert S. Gottfried
Black Death
  • Publsiher : Free Press
  • Release : 01 March 1985
  • ISBN : 9780029123706
  • Pages : 203 pages
  • Rating : 3/5 from 3 reviews
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Read or download book entitled Black Death written by Robert S. Gottfried which was release on 01 March 1985, this book published by Free Press. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle Format. Book excerpt: A fascinating work of detective history, The Black Death traces the causes and far-reaching consequences of this infamous outbreak of plague that spread across the continent of Europe from 1347 to 1351. A fascinating work of detective history, The Black Death traces the causes and far-reaching consequences of this infamous outbreak of plague that spread across the continent of Europe from 1347 to 1351. Drawing on sources as diverse as monastic manuscripts and dendrochronological studies (which measure growth rings in trees), historian Robert S. Gottfried demonstrates how a bacillus transmitted by rat fleas brought on an ecological reign of terror—killing one European in three, wiping out entire villages and towns, and rocking the foundation of medieval society and civilization.

Black Death

Black Death
  • Author : Robert S. Gottfried
  • Publisher : Free Press
  • Release Date : 1985-03-01
  • Total pages : 203
  • ISBN : 9780029123706
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Summary : A fascinating work of detective history, The Black Death traces the causes and far-reaching consequences of this infamous outbreak of plague that spread across the continent of Europe from 1347 to 1351. A fascinating work of detective history, The Black Death traces the causes and far-reaching consequences of this infamous outbreak of ...

The Black Death

The Black Death
  • Author : Don Nardo
  • Publisher : Greenhaven Publishing LLC
  • Release Date : 2011-02-10
  • Total pages : 96
  • ISBN : 9780029123706
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Summary : The worst pandemic in recorded history, it is estimated that the Black Death infected two in three Europeans, resulting in the deaths of around 25 million, or a third of the population of the continent. Author Don Nardo explores the complex moral, economic, and scientific implications of the Black Death. Chapters ...

Black Death

Black Death
  • Author : Timothy L. Biel
  • Publisher : Greenhaven Press, Incorporated
  • Release Date : 1989
  • Total pages : 64
  • ISBN : 9780029123706
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Summary : Describes the social and economic conditions in medieval Europe at the outbreak of the Black Death and the causes and effects of the epidemic....

The Black Death

The Black Death
  • Author : Hourly History
  • Publisher : Hourly History
  • Release Date : 2016-02-16
  • Total pages : 45
  • ISBN : 9780029123706
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Summary : Sweeping across the known world with unchecked devastation, the Black Death claimed between 75 million and 200 million lives in four short years. In this engaging and well-researched book, the trajectory of the plague’s march west across Eurasia and the cause of the great pandemic is thoroughly explored. Inside you will ...

The Black Death 1346 1353

The Black Death  1346 1353
  • Author : Ole Jørgen Benedictow,Ole L. Benedictow
  • Publisher : Boydell & Brewer Ltd
  • Release Date : 2004
  • Total pages : 433
  • ISBN : 9780029123706
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Summary : New research, drawing on records from across Europe, throws light on the nature of the disease, its origin, spread, mortality, and its impact on history....

The BLACK DEATH

The BLACK DEATH
  • Author : Elizabeth A. Lehfeldt
  • Publisher : Houghton Mifflin College Division
  • Release Date : 2005
  • Total pages : 206
  • ISBN : 9780029123706
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Summary : New to the "Problems in European Civilization" series, this is the only text to contain secondary sources on the Black Death. Organized by cultural, municipal, and medical reaction to the disease, the essays are preceded by helpful introductions to provide students with a context for each source. The text features ...

Black Death

Black Death
  • Author : Jim Ollhoff
  • Publisher : ABDO Publishing Company
  • Release Date : 2010-09-01
  • Total pages : 32
  • ISBN : 9780029123706
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Summary : Germs are everywhere--in your mouth, on your clothes, on everything you touch. Some we can't live without; others are microscopic killing machines. This title looks at the fascinating struggle to understand and control the spread of one of mankind's deadliest plagues, The Black Death. Readers will learn all about the ...

The Black Death

The Black Death
  • Author : Charles River,Charles River Editors
  • Publisher : CreateSpace
  • Release Date : 2014-10-08
  • Total pages : 34
  • ISBN : 9780029123706
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Summary : *Includes pictures *Includes accounts of the plague written by survivors across Europe *Includes a bibliography for further reading "The trend of recent research is pointing to a figure more like 45-50% of the European population dying during a four-year period. There is a fair amount of geographic variation. In Mediterranean ...

The Black Death Revised Edition

The Black Death  Revised Edition
  • Author : Diane Zahler
  • Publisher : Twenty-First Century Books
  • Release Date : 2013-01-01
  • Total pages : 138
  • ISBN : 9780029123706
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Summary : Could a few fleas really change the world? In the early 1300s, the world was on the brink of change. New trade routes in Europe and Asia brought people in contact with different cultures and ideas, while war and rebellions threatened to disrupt the lives of millions. Most people lived ...

Medicine from the Black Death to the French Disease

Medicine from the Black Death to the French Disease
  • Author : Roger French,Jon Arrizabalaga,Andrew Cunningham,Luis Garcia-Ballester
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release Date : 2019-07-16
  • Total pages : 330
  • ISBN : 9780029123706
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Summary : Published in 1998, covering the period from the triumphant economic revival of Europe after the collapse of the Western Roman Empire, this book offers an examination of the state of contemporary medicine and the subsequent transplantation of European medicine worldwide....

The Black Death

The Black Death
  • Author : State University of New York at Binghamton. Center for Medieval and Early Renaissance Studies. Conference,State university of New York at Binghamton. Medieval and Renaissance texts and studies,State University of New York at Binghamton. Center for Medieval and Early Renaissance Studies. Annual conference
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 1982
  • Total pages : 159
  • ISBN : 9780029123706
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Summary : Download or read online The Black Death written by State University of New York at Binghamton. Center for Medieval and Early Renaissance Studies. Conference,State university of New York at Binghamton. Medieval and Renaissance texts and studies,State University of New York at Binghamton. Center for Medieval and Early Renaissance ...

The Black Death

The Black Death
  • Author : NA NA
  • Publisher : Springer
  • Release Date : 2016-04-30
  • Total pages : 199
  • ISBN : 9780029123706
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Summary : A fascinating account of the phenomenon known as the Black Death, this volume offers a wealth of documentary material focused on the initial outbreak of the plague that ravaged the world in the 14th century. A comprehensive introduction that provides important background on the origins and spread of the plague ...

Black Death

Black Death
  • Author : Sean Martin
  • Publisher : Chartwell Books
  • Release Date : 2009-07-25
  • Total pages : 160
  • ISBN : 9780029123706
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Summary : The author looks at the origins of the disease and traces its terrible march through Europe from the Italian cities to Scandinavia....

Town and Countryside in the Age of the Black Death

Town and Countryside in the Age of the Black Death
  • Author : Mark Bailey,Stephen Henry Rigby
  • Publisher : Brepols Pub
  • Release Date : 2012
  • Total pages : 472
  • ISBN : 9780029123706
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Summary : The arrival of the Black Death in England, which killed around a half of the national population, marks the beginning of one of the most fascinating, controversial and important periods of English social and economic history. This collection of essays on English society and economy in the later Middle Ages ...

A History of the Black Death in Ireland

A History of the Black Death in Ireland
  • Author : Maria Kelly
  • Publisher : Tempus Pub Limited
  • Release Date : 2004
  • Total pages : 223
  • ISBN : 9780029123706
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Summary : Maria Kelly goes in search of the 'Great Pestilence' whose consequences are often obscured by the intricate and tumultuous history of the time and traces how the Irish reacted to this seemingly invisible killer....