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Home Contact Us Help Free delivery worldwide. This age that saw so much destruction and despair was also the age of Boccaccio and Petrarch, whose writings heralded the Renaissance and a new, optimistic view of human endeavor.

Beatriz rated it really liked it Aug 30, We use cookies to give you the best possible experience. The plague had enormous social, economic, political, cultural, and psychological consequences for those who survived it. Share your thoughts with other customers.

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 social and economic impact; religious responses.


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My Lai Randy Roberts. Nov 27, Eden P rated it really liked it. Dec 31, Daniel rated it liked it. Did the Black Death have any positive effects on the development of Europe? 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. Tony Hale rated it really liked it Apr 28, A Brief History with Documents: Read for a class, a good brief look at the history of the Black Death.

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Want to Read saving…. Description This new thhe offers a wealth of documentary material focused on the initial outbreak of the plague that ravaged the world in the 14th century. By using our website you jphn to our use of cookies. This book is a summary. Samantha rated it it was amazing Oct 21, Luke Sellers rated it liked it Jun 25, Books deahh John Aberth. One wonders how things might have been different 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 Jews en masse for supposedly poisoning wells to end Christianity.


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

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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 jojn medical practitioners; the societal and economic impact; religious responses; the flagellant movement and attacks on Jews provoked by the plague; and the artistic response.

A short but very interesting history of the Black Death told through primary sources.