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The Black Death (Turning Points in World History)

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Examines the origins, spread, and effects of the bubonic plague in fourteenth-century England and Europe, as well as the later discovery of its cause and cure.
Hardcover, 176 pages
Published March 31st 1999 by Greenhaven Press
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There are a number of excellent works on the Black Death, but if you are looking for a summary of excerpts from the top authors in this category (Gottfried, Nohl, Tuchman, etc.), this slim (174 pages) compilation that appeared in 1999 fits the bill.

Short easy-to-read chapters from selected authors and works cover the history of the plague and other early European diseases, their spread, treatment, impact and death toll. A chronology, recommended further reading, and excerpts from documents of th
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