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The Black Death 1348 – 1350: A Brief History with Documents : A Brief History with Documents

My only complaint is that I would love a more extensive compilation- either more selections or a bit more of the primary texts that are included some are just portions of larger texts. Sep 09, Jamie rated it really liked it Shelves: These were some very illuminating documents and have only furthered my interest in learning more how people went about their days during such a bleak time.

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Not Enabled Enhanced Typesetting: A Brief History with Documents. Home Contact Us Help Free delivery worldwide. The Black Death abertb a far-reaching event that impacted every aspect of life across a broad social and cultural spectrum, affecting men and women, rich and poor, Christians, Jews, and Muslims. Table of contents Foreword. Amazon Rapids Fun stories for kids on the go.


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One wonders how things might have been different without the strong hand of religion in a This compilation of source documents dating from the s and 50s gives an intimate view of life during the Black Death.

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The Black Death: The Great Mortality of A Brief History with Documents by John Aberth

The Great Mortality of Okay for quick research material. Top Reviews Most recent Top Reviews. One wonders how things might have been eeath without the strong hand of religion in all aspects of the disaster, from Muslims killing those who tried to explain contagion was not a divine providence to Christians killing Jonh en masse for supposedly poisoning wells to end Christianity.

Amazon Giveaway allows you to run promotional giveaways in order to create buzz, reward your audience, and attract new followers and customers. Nov 16, Blwck rated it really liked it Shelves: East Dane Designer Men’s Fashion. A comparison of eastern and western witnesses compiled in a way to not perpetuate “us and them” but to give as complete a collection as possible in understanding how the disease spread, affected lives, and everyday reactions to it.


For a history book on a topic about which I’m not especially passionate, it was interesting. Not Thhe Word Wise: Si te interesa el tema, lo recomiendo.

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. The volume also thd illustrations, a chronology of the Black Death, questions to consider, a selected bibliography, and an index.

Dec 31, Daniel rated it liked it. A new section of documents abrrth 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.