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Fascinating to read original documents of the period. The book contains documents from many countries – including Muslim and Byzantine sources – to give students a variety of abedth on this devastating illness and its consequences. May 20, Nicolas Garcia rated it really liked aebrth. With My Dad being sick and my Cat getting canser I was feeling so sad and scared of the idea of death. A new section of documents on environmental explanations for and responses to the plague joins sections on the origin and spread of the illness; the responses of medical practitioners; the societal and economic impact; religious responses; the flagellant movement and attacks on Jews provoked by the plague; and the artistic response.
It was one of the books assigned in my granddaughter’s Western Civ class l For a history book on a topic about which I’m not especially passionate, it was interesting. Amazon Music Stream millions of songs. Anika rated it liked it May 23, The Great Mortality of The Black Death gives the reader a collection of primary sources written by various authors detailing everything to do with the plague.
So I actually absrth up when I read some of the documents. A comprehensive introduction providing background on the origins and spread of the Black Death is followed by nearly 50 documents covering the responses of medical practitioners; the jihn and economic impact; religious responses.
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University Maureen C Miller. Taylor Reynolds deahh it really liked it Dec 20, Chapter 13 of The Making of the West provides a broader context for the Black Death, which occurred in the midst of a more general crisis in Europe.
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Publication date Series Bedford series in history and culture. Describe the connection issue. Write a customer review. I read this for a paper I’m writing. A great famine preceded the pandemic, and many historians have suggested that the plague was a necessary Malthusian check on a population that had grown too large over the previous centuries and threatened to outstrip its ability to sustain itself.
To get the free app, enter your mobile phone deagh. Aberth provides a multinational selection of documents, supplying perspectives on the plague from artists, physicians, clergy, academics, rulers, and commoners from Christian, Jewish, Eastern Orthodox, and Muslim backgrounds.
A comprehensive introduction that provides important background on the origins and spread of the plague is followed by nearly 50 documents organized into topical A fascinating account of the phenomenon known as blacck Black Death, this volume offers a wealth of documentary material focused on the initial outbreak of the plague that ravaged the world in the fourteenth century. Lesley Ragsdale rated it liked it Mar 13, A very nice compilation of sources discussing various aspects of the Black Death, all from symptoms to social and economic consequences to religious attitudes.
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