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Bibliography Includes bibliographical references p. Alexa Actionable Analytics for the Web. Charity Worsham rated it liked it Oct 17, The volume also includes document headnotes, a chronology of the Black Death, Questions blafk Consideration, a selected bibliography, and an index. A Personal History Kindle Edition.

The Black Death: The Great Mortality of 1348-1350: A Brief History with Documents

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A great insight into the lives of the people experiencing the plague.

Martin’s; 2 edition December 23, Publication Date: The Black Death was 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.

Refresh and try again. Enter your mobile number or email address below johnn we’ll send you a link to download the free Kindle App. Please try again later. In his introductions to each of the chapters, Aberth uses these documents to familiarize the reader with several debates among modern historians: The Great Mortality of —John Aberth presents an array of historical documents representing the many responses contemporaries had to the overwhelming mortality around them.

The Black Death, which ravaged the West from tois often considered to be the defining event of the late medieval period. A great famine preceded the pandemic, and many historians have suggested that the plague was a necessary Malthusian check on hlack population that had grown too large over the previous centuries and threatened to outstrip its ability to sustain itself.

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It did provide some information about dates and names, but it mostly repeated itself, and in a few spots, I feel it contradicted itself.

Set up a giveaway. Penny rated it really liked it Dec 11, Each chapter has an introduction that summarizes the issues explored in the documents; headnotes to the documents provide additional background material. Showing of 2 reviews. Sarj rated it did not like it Oct 22, What specific disease or diseases caused this great mortality, and how was it transmitted? Read for a class, a good brief look at the history of the Black Death.