The Black Death: A History from Beginning to End

Beschreibung des Verlags

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 read about...
✓ What was the Black Death?
✓ A Short History of Pandemics
✓ Chronology & Trajectory
✓ Causes & Pathology
✓ Medieval Theories & Disease Control
✓ Black Death in Medieval Culture
✓ Consequences

Fascinating insights into the medieval mind's perception of the disease and examinations of contemporary accounts give a complete picture of what the world's most effective killer meant to medieval society in particular and humanity in general.

GENRE
Geschichte
ERSCHIENEN
2016
15. Februar
SPRACHE
EN
Englisch
UMFANG
37
Seiten
VERLAG
Hourly History
GRÖSSE
161,9
 kB

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